Governor, 1930 Election

Primary Farmer-Labor

Date: June 16, 1930
Cycle: 1930
Office: Governor
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Floyd B. Olson Man Farmer-Labor 60,455 83.68 +67.36
Carl E. Taylor Man Farmer-Labor 11,791 16.32

Olson was an attorney from Minneapolis, Hennepin County Attorney (1920-1930), and Farmer-Laborite nominee for governor in 1924.

Taylor was a resident of Palisade and Court Commissioner of Aitkin County.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1931 (p. 190).