Mahnomen County

Mahnomen County is located in Northwest Minnesota and was established on December 27, 1906 by the State Legislature. The name for Mahnomen County comes from, 'manoomin,' the Ojibwe word for wild rice ('mano' in Objibwe means 'spirit'). Mahnomen is the county seat. Source: Minnesota Geographic Names, by Warren Upham (Minnesota Historical Society, 1969).

Notable candidates from Mahnomen County include:

  • Arba J. Powers (resident): State Representative (1931-1947)


Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Legislative Districts

Congressional Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1906 1933 CD 09
1933 1935 At-Large
1935 1963 CD 09
1963 2023 CD 07
2023 2033 CD 08
Senate Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1906 1915 SD 61
1915 1963 SD 64
1963 1973 SD 65
1973 2033 SD 02
House Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1906 1915 HD 61
1915 1963 HD 64
1963 1967 HD 65
1967 1973 HD 65B
1973 1993 HD 02B
1993 2003 HD 02A, 02B
2003 2013 HD 02A
2013 2033 HD 02B

Candidates

Candidate Birth county Residence county Elections
Adams (ii), John Wilkin Mahnomen 1940, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Archibald, Frank M. (F.M.) Out of state Mahnomen 1922, State House, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Barton, Frank M. Out of state Mahnomen 1918, U.S. House, District 09, Primary (Republican, Lost)
Blomquist, John R. Chisago Mahnomen 1954, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1952, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1950, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1948, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1946, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1946, State House, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
Johnstad, Kenneth O. Polk Mahnomen 1962, State Senate, District 65, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Klabunde, Bryan Mahnomen Mahnomen 2016, State House, District 02B, General (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Lost)
Lequier, Fred Mahnomen Ramsey 1932, U.S. House, General (Communist, Lost)
Lofstrand, Henning Wright Mahnomen 1948, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Lovchick, Joe A. Out of state Mahnomen 1922, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1922, State House, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
Nelson, Jacob (J.W.) Freeborn Mahnomen 1950, State House, District 03, General (Write-In, Lost)
1934, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1926, State Senate, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1922, State Senate, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)