State Senate, District 13, 1883 Election


Date: November 6, 1883
Cycle: 1883
Office: State Senate
State: Minnesota
District: 13
Counties: Dodge
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Erasmus C. (E.C.) Severance Man Republican 1,021 56.32 +24.32
John Adams (i) Man Democrat 580 31.99
Henry (H.B.) Lewis Man Prohibition 212 11.69

Special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of state Senator James McLaughlin on February 22, 1883. McLaughlin was the first state Senator to die while the legislature was in session.


  • Mantorville and Kasson Express, November 16, 1883 (p. 2).