Auditor, 1914 Election


Date: November 3, 1914
Cycle: 1914
Office: Auditor
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Jacob A.O. (J.A.O.) Preus Man Republican 181,198 57.13 +28.08
Andrew J. Rush Man Democrat 92,133 29.05
Timothy (T.A.) Thompson Man Socialist 30,291 9.55
Will Curtis Man Progressive 13,556 4.27

Preus was an attorney from Minneapolis and sitting state Insurance Commissioner (1911-1915).

Rush was a resident of Mankato.

Thompson was a farmer from Amor Township and Socialist nominee for the 9th CD in 1916.

Curtis was the editor and publisher of the St. James Plaindealer.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1915 (p. 537).