1926 Election Cycle
Republicans swept elections for statewide office again, reelecting Governor Theodore Christianson, Lieutenant Governor William Nolan, Secretary of State Mike Holm, Auditor Ray Chase, Attorney General Clifford Hilton, Railroad and Warehouse Commissioner Ole Jacobson, and Clerk of the Supreme Court Grace Kaercher. Julius Schmahl defeated appointed Treasurer Edward Stark in the GOP primary en route to a general election victory. Democrats did not field nominees in races for Secretary of State and Treasurer.
In U.S. House races, Republican incumbent Oscar Carss placed a distant third in the 4th CD primary behind Melvin Maas. In the general election, Republican Conrad Selvig flipped the 9th CD seat held by Farmer-Laborite Knud Wefald. The GOP won eight seats overall to two for the Farmer-Labor Party.
Associate Justice Homer Dibell was reelected to the Supreme Court.