U.S. House, District 08, 1942 Election


Date: November 3, 1942
Cycle: 1942
Office: U.S. House
State: Minnesota
District: 08
Counties: Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Saint Louis
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
William A. Pittenger Incumbent Man Republican 51,803 58.19 +33.72
Rudolph Rautio Man Farmer-Labor 21,786 24.47
Edward (E.J.) Larsen Man Democrat 10,284 11.55
Sanfrid B. (S.B.) Ruohoniemi Man Democrat 5,148 5.78

Both Edward J. Larsen and Sanfrid B. Ruohoniemi received ballot access by being nominated by petition.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1943 (p. 452).