Auditor, 1918 Election

Primary Republican

Date: June 17, 1918
Cycle: 1918
Office: Auditor
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Jacob A.O. (J.A.O.) Preus Incumbent Man Republican 199,360 61.75 +23.49
Severin (S.O.) Tjosvold Man Republican 123,504 38.25

Auditor Preus was renominated.

Tjosvold was a resident of Story Run Township. He was endorsed by the National Nonpartisan League back by Arthur C. Townley. Tjosvold was the Farmer-Labor nominee for Auditor in 1926.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1917 (p. 253).