Governor, 1922 Election
|Jacob A.O. (J.A.O.) Preus Incumbent||Man||Republican||239,901||63.44||+26.87|
|Franklin F. Ellsworth||Man||Republican||138,280||36.56|
Governor Preus was renominated.
Ellsworth was an attorney from Mankato, former Watonwan County prosecuting attorney (1905-1909), former U.S. Representative (CD 02, 1915-1921), and candidate for Governor in 1920. He ran as an insurgent "anti-machine" candidate.
- The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1923 (p. 281).