Secretary of State, 1926 Election


Date: November 2, 1926
Cycle: 1926
Office: Secretary of State
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Mike Holm Incumbent Man Republican 449,447 67.40 +34.79
Charles Olson Man Farmer-Labor 217,424 32.60

This marked the second contest for Minnesota Secretary of State in which the Democratic Party did not field a nominee (along with 1916). Secretary of State of Holm was reelected to his fourth of 16 terms.

Olson was a resident of Duluth and American Federation of Labor activist.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1927 (Abstract of Votes Polled for State Officers By Counties).