U.S. House, District 05, 1929 Election

Special Primary Republican

Date: June 10, 1929
Cycle: 1929
Office: U.S. House
State: Minnesota
District: 05
Counties: Hennepin
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
William Ignatius (W.I.) Nolan Man Republican 23,871 32.36 +0.25
Arch Coleman Man Republican 23,689 32.12
W.W. Heffelfinger Man Republican 19,898 26.98
H.M. Orfield Man Republican 6,299 8.54

Special primary election for the unexpired term ending March 3, 1931 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Republican Walter H. Newton effective June 30, 1929 who was appointed secretary to President Herbert Hoover.

Nolan was the sitting three-term Lieutenant Governor.


  • Abstract of Votes Polled at Special Primary Election Held June 10, 1929 for Member of Congress, 5th Congressional District, Hennepin County, Minnesota.