U.S. House, District 04, 1919 Election


Date: July 1, 1919
Cycle: 1919
Office: U.S. House
State: Minnesota
District: 04
Counties: Ramsey
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Oscar Keller Man Independent 11,958 43.77 +11.96
Carl W. Cummins Man Republican 8,691 31.81
Richard O’Brien Man Democrat 6,245 22.86
Carl R. (C.R.) Carlgren Man Socialist 424 1.55
Scattering Write-In 1 0.00

Special election on July 1, 1919 for the unexpired term ending March 3, 1921 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Democrat Carl C. Van Dyke on May 20, 1919. Cummins was an attorney from St. Paul who defeated Keller at the Republican nominating convention. There were no party primaries held to determine nominees for this election.