Treasurer, 1916 Election


Date: November 7, 1916
Cycle: 1916
Office: Treasurer
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Henry Rines Man Republican 274,522 100.00 +100.00

This election marked the first time only one candidate appeared on the general election ballot for the office.

Rines was a resident of Mora, former Kanabec County Auditor (1894-1904), former state Representative (HD 32, 1907-1915; HD 55, 1943-1947), former House Speaker (1913-1915), and publisher of the Kanabec County Times.

This was the first election cycle in which Democrats failed to field a candidate for the office.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1917 (p. 513).