Auditor, 1918 Election
|Jacob A.O. (J.A.O.) Preus Incumbent||Man||Republican||214,278||62.77||+36.57|
|Fremont R. McManigal||Man||National||37,657||11.03|
Auditor Preus was reelected to a second term by the largest margin at this point in Minnesota history (besting Samuel Iverson's 35.59-point win in 1910) and the second largest of all time. Preus did not complete his term, resigning in January 1921 after winning the 1920 gubernatorial election.
Huntley was a resident of Grand Rapids.
McManigal was a resident of St. Paul and employee of the musical instrument company W.J. Dyer & Bro.
- Wilmar Tribune, November 20, 1918 (p. 4).