Auditor, 1930 Election

Primary Republican

Date: June 16, 1930
Cycle: 1930
Office: Auditor
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Stafford King Man Republican 135,910 32.94 +0.46
Henry Rines Man Republican 134,021 32.48
Oscar M. Anderson Man Republican 72,501 17.57
John E. Lindberg Man Republican 70,188 17.01

King was a state soldier welfare agent from St. Paul and former state commander of the American Legion.

Rines was a state comptroller and former newspaper publisher from Mora. He was also a former state Representative (HD 32, 1907-1915; HD 55, 1943-1947), Treasurer (1917-1925), and candidate for Auditor in 1914.

Anderson was a resident of Minneapolis and former Traverse County Auditor.

Lindberg was a resident of Marine on St. Croix.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1931 (p. 187).