Governor, 1952 Election
|C. Elmer Anderson Incumbent||Man||Republican||785,125||55.33||+11.32|
|Eldrid H. Bauers||Man||Industrial Government||4,037||0.28|
Governor Anderson, who succeeded Governor Luther Youngdahl after his resignation on September 8, 1951, was elected.
Freeman was a Minneapolis attorney and former chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (1948-1950).
Frederickson was a resident of Shevlin and DFL candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 1948. He was nominated by petition.
Bauers was a stationary engineer from Duluth. He was nominated by petition.
- The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1953 (p. 536).