Governor, 1948 Election
|Luther Youngdahl Incumbent||Man||Republican||215,754||57.84||+17.99|
|Walt (W.J.) Werner||Man||Republican||2,344||0.63|
|W.E. (Gene) Cooper||Man||Republican||1,939||0.52|
|Golden (Goldie) Davis||Man||Republican||1,722||0.46|
Governor Youngdahl was renominated.
King was the sitting state Auditor (1931-1969) from St. Paul.
Daley was a resident of Backus.
Werner was a salesman from Blue Earth.
Cooper was Mayor of Edina.
Davis was a farm hand from Rochester.
- Do Minnesota Auditors Really Make Good Gubernatorial Candidates? (January 26, 2016)
- 100 Years of Minnesota Republican Gubernatorial Primaries (August 12, 2013)
- The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1949 (p. 169).