Secretary of State, 1952 Election
|Mrs. Mike (Virginia) Holm||Woman||Republican||120,989||32.33||+9.12|
|Ludwig I. Roe||Man||Republican||40,287||10.77|
|John J. McCarthy||Man||Republican||16,114||4.31|
|R.E. (Andy) Anderson||Man||Republican||11,544||3.08|
|W.D. (Jack) Ritter||Man||Republican||4,996||1.34|
Holm was a former secretary and office manager from St. Paul and the widow of former 16-term Secretary of State Mike Holm.
Stassen was a resident of South St. Paul, the brother of former three-term Governor Harold Stassen, and a past president of the Minnesota Food Retailers Association.
Roe was a resident of Montevideo and editor and publisher of the Montevideo News.
Lunquist was a grocer from Minneapolis, former 9th Ward Alderman (1937-1951), and candidate for 2nd District Hennepin County Commissioner in 1950.
Chase was a resident of Farmington and city editor of the Hastings Gazette.
McCarthy was a resident of Owatonna and former executive assistante to Senator Edward Thye.
George Matson was a resident and Sheriff of Redwood Falls.
Andy Anderson was an owner and operator of a motor vehicle title clearing house and resident of Minneapolis.
Peter Matson was an attorney from Minneapolis and real estate and insurance man.
Earl Anderson was a Justice of the Peace and former two-term Mayor of Maple Plain.
Oren was a resident of St. Paul and president and manager of a transit company.
Griffin was a resident of Minneapolis.
Farley was a resident of Minneapolis station in Europe with the U.S. Army.
Ritter was a resident of Anoka who ran a wholesale barber supply business. He was also a candidate for Secretary of State in 1956.
Nelson was a farmer from Farmington.
Skoog was a resident of Minneapolis.
Wanglie was a Minneapolis attorney who also sought the GOP nomination for Secretary of State in 1948 and 1950.
- The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota, 1953 (p. 351).