Pope County

Pope County is located in West Central Minnesota and was established on February 20, 1862 by the State Legislature. Pope County was named after military surveyor General John Pope who commanded the U.S. Army's Department of the Northwest headquartered in St. Paul. Glenwood is the county seat. Sources: Pope County website. Minnesota Geographic Names, by Warren Upham (Minnesota Historical Society, 1969).

Notable candidates from Pope County include:

  • Frank Eddy (resident): Republican U.S. Representative (1895-1903)


Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Legislative Districts

Congressional Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1862 1863 At-Large
1863 1873 CD 02
1873 1883 CD 03
1883 1893 CD 05
1893 1933 CD 07
1933 1935 At-Large
1935 1983 CD 07
1983 1993 CD 02
1993 2033 CD 07
Senate Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1862 1872 SD 03
1872 1882 SD 39
1882 1891 SD 41
1891 1899 SD 47
1899 1915 SD 58
1915 1963 SD 47
1963 1967 SD 25
1967 1973 SD 24
1973 1993 SD 15
1993 2003 SD 10, 13, 14
2003 2013 SD 13
2013 2033 SD 12
House Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1862 1872 HD 03
1872 1882 HD 39
1882 1891 HD 41
1891 1899 HD 47
1899 1915 HD 58
1915 1963 HD 47
1963 1967 HD 25
1967 1973 HD 24A
1973 1993 HD 15A
1993 2003 HD 10B, 13A, 14B
2003 2013 HD 13A
2013 2033 HD 12A, 12B

Candidates

Candidate Birth county Residence county Elections
Anderson, Paul H. Pope Pope 2022, State House, District 12A, General (Republican, Won)
2020, State House, District 12B, General (Republican, Won)
2018, State House, District 12B, General (Republican, Won)
2016, State House, District 12B, General (Republican, Won)
2014, State House, District 12B, General (Republican, Won)
2012, State House, District 12B, General (Republican, Won)
2010, State House, District 13A, General (Republican, Won)
2008, State House, District 13A, General (Republican, Won)
Anderson, Delbert F. Out of state Pope 1980, State House, District 15A, General (Independent-Republican, Lost)
1980, State House, District 15A, Primary (Independent-Republican, Won)
1978, State House, District 15A, General (Independent-Republican, Won)
1978, State House, District 15A, Primary (Independent-Republican, Won)
1976, State House, District 15A, General (Independent-Republican, Won)
1976, State House, District 15A, Primary (Independent-Republican, Won)
1974, State House, District 15A, General (Republican, Lost)
1974, State House, District 15A, Primary (Republican, Won)
1972, State House, District 15A, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1972, State House, District 15A, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1970, State House, District 24A, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1968, State House, District 24A, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1968, State House, District 24A, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1966, State House, District 24A, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1966, State House, District 24A, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1964, State House, District 25, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1962, State House, District 25, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1962, State House, District 25, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1960, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1960, State House, District 47, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1958, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1956, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1954, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1952, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
Barsness, Edward E. (E.E.) Pope Pope 1970, State House, District 24A, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1968, State House, District 24A, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1968, State House, District 24A, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1966, State House, District 24A, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1964, State House, District 25, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1964, State House, District 25, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1962, State House, District 25, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1960, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1960, State House, District 47, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1956, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1942, U.S. House, District 07, Primary (Farmer-Labor, Lost)
1928, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1926, State House, District 47, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
Barsness, Nancy Pope Pope 1998, State House, District 13A, General (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Lost)
1998, State House, District 13A, Primary (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Won)
Bennett, Glenn L. Pope Pope 1978, State House, District 15A, Primary (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Lost)
Beveridge, Richard A. Swift Pope 1972, State House, District 15A, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Brundin, Harold G. Pope Pope 1966, State House, District 24A, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Cantleberry, Levi B. (L.B.) Out of state Pope 1896, State House, District 47, General (People's, Lost)
1894, State Senate, District 47, General (People's, Lost)
1892, State House, District 47, General (Democrat-People's, Lost)
1890, State House, District 47, General (Farmers' Alliance, Won)
Daniels, Jim Pope Saint Louis 1980, State Senate, District 05, Primary (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Lost)
Eddy, Frank Olmsted Pope 1912, U.S. House, Primary (Republican, Lost)
1900, U.S. House, District 07, General (Republican, Won)
1898, U.S. House, District 07, General (Republican, Won)
1896, U.S. House, District 07, General (Republican, Won)
1894, U.S. House, District 07, General (Republican, Won)