Lieutenant Governor, 1946 Election

Primary Republican

Date: July 8, 1946
Cycle: 1946
Office: Lieutenant Governor
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
C. Elmer Anderson Incumbent Man Republican 292,852 81.86 +63.72
Fred S. Herring Man Republican 64,888 18.14

Lieutenant Governor Anderson was renominated to a fourth nonconsecutive term.

Herring was an electical worker from St. Paul and GOP candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1944.


  • The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1947 (p. 175).