State House, District 07, 1942 Election

Special Primary Nonpartisan

Date: December 30, 1942
Cycle: 1942
Office: State House
State: Minnesota
District: 07
Counties: Faribault
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Edward O. (E.O.) Lund Man Nonpartisan 801 40.72 +16.47
Ludwig B. (L.B.) Erdahl Man Nonpartisan 620 31.52 +7.27
Victor Schermerhorn Man Nonpartisan 477 24.25
Walt (W.J.) Werner Man Nonpartisan 69 3.51

Special primary election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative Mitchel Perrizo who enlisted in the U.S. Navy and resigned from his seat after being elected to the 53rd Legislature. Lund was a banker from Bricelyn. Erdahl was a farmer from Frost. Schermerhorn was a produce buyer from Blue Earth. Werner was a salesman from Blue Earth.


  • St. Cloud Times (January 1, 1943; pg. 9).