1916 North Dakota gubernatorial election

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Nominee Lynn Frazier D. H. McArthur
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 87,665 20,351
Percentage 79.24% 18.40%

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County results
Frazier:      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%      >90%

Governor before election

L. B. Hanna
Republican

Elected Governor

Lynn Frazier
Republican

The 1916 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 7, 1916. Republican nominee Lynn Frazier defeated Democratic nominee D. H. McArthur with 79.24% of the vote.

Primary elections

Primary elections were held on June 28, 1916.[1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic D. H. McArthur 4,279 37.47
Democratic L. H. Platou 3,679 32.21
Democratic Halvor L. Halvorson 3,462 30.32
Total votes

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lynn Frazier 39,246 52.07
Republican Usher L. Burdick 23,362 31.00
Republican John H. Fraine 9,780 12.98
Republican George J. Smith 2,981 3.96
Total votes 75,369 100.00

General election

Candidates

Major party candidates

Other candidates

Results

1916 North Dakota gubernatorial election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lynn Frazier 87,665 79.24
Democratic D. H. McArthur 20,351 18.40
Socialist Oscar A. Johnson 2,615 2.36
Majority 67,314 60.84
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References

  1. ^ a b c "Primary Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1916. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "General Election" (PDF). North Dakota Secretary of State. 1916. Retrieved June 7, 2020.