Governor, 1928 Election
|Ernest Lundeen Incumbent||Man||Farmer-Labor||23,765||53.11||+6.22|
|Louis (L.A.) Fritsche||Man||Farmer-Labor||20,980||46.89|
Lundeen was an attorney from Minneapolis, former state Representative (HD 42, 1911-1915), and former Republican U.S. Representative (CD 05, 1917-1919). Lundeen ran for the U.S. House multiple times and would later serve two more terms as a Farmer-Laborite (AL, 1933-1935; CD 03, 1935-1937) before getting elected to the U.S. Senate (1937-1940). He was also a candidate for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1924.
Fritsche was a physician, Mayor of New Ulm, and candidate for Governor in 1924.
- The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1929 (p. 192).