Secretary of State, 1938 Election

Primary Democrat

Date: June 20, 1938
Cycle: 1938
Office: Secretary of State
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Hugh T. (H.T.) Kennedy Man Democrat 47,573 69.66 +39.33
Willis E. (Willie) Alexander Man Democrat 20,717 30.34

Kennedy was a resident of Kerkhoven, Democratic nominee for an at-large U.S. House seat in 1932, and and Democratic nominee for Secretary of State in 1934.

Alexander was a resident of St. Paul.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1939 (p. 213).