Lieutenant Governor, 1881 Election


Date: November 8, 1881
Cycle: 1881
Office: Lieutenant Governor
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Charles A. (C.A.) Gilman Incumbent Man Republican 66,677 62.85 +28.93
Edward (E.P.) Barnum Man Democrat 35,990 33.92
Alexander (A.P.) Lane Man Greenback 2,591 2.44
George B. Kingsley Man Prohibition 768 0.72

Lieutenant Governor Gilman was reelected to a second term.

Barnum, a resident of Sauk Centre, was Chairman of the Board of Stearns County Commissioners and Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 1879.

Lane was a reisdent of Champlin, the Republican nominee for state Auditor in 1857, and the Greenback nominee for Secretary of State in 1879.

Kingsley was an attorney and former justice of the peace from Blue Earth City and former state Representative (HD 14, 1858).


  • The Saint Paul Daily Globe, January 4, 1882 (p. 2).