Governor, 1924 Election
|Floyd B. Olson||Man||Farmer-Labor||366,029||43.84|
|Oscar R. Anderson||Man||Socialist Industrial||3,876||0.46|
Christianson was an attorney from Dawson, owner and publisher of the Dawson Sentinel, president of the Dawson Village Council (1910-1911), and state Representative (1915-1925). He would later win election to the U.S House (CD 05, 1933-1937) and win the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate in 1936.
Olson was an attorney from Minneapolis and Hennepin County Attorney (1920-1930). He would later serve as governor (1931-1936).
Avery was the former newspaper publisher, Mayor of Hutchinson, executive agent of the Minnesota Game and Fish Commission (1907-1921), and Democratic nominee for U.S. House in the 3rd CD in 1914.
Ferch, a resident of Minneapolis and Vice President of the Progressive Republican Club, initially entered the 1924 Farmer-Labor gubernatorial primary but withdrew and placed second in the Farmer-Labor U.S. Senate nomination primary that June. He then ran as an Independent Progressive in the 1924 gubernatorial election from which he had previously withdrawn.
Anderson was a resident of St. Paul.
- The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1925 (Abstract of Votes Polled for State Officers By Counties).