Railroad & Warehouse Commissioner, 1970 Election


Date: November 3, 1970
Cycle: 1970
Office: Railroad & Warehouse Commissioner
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Ronald L. (Ron) Anderson Incumbent Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 715,734 54.56 +9.11
C. Elmer Anderson Man Republican 596,159 45.44

Commissioner Ron Anderson was reelected to a third term. He had been elected twice to the Railroad and Warehouse Commission.

C. Elmer Anderson was a former Lieutenant Governor (1939-1941, 1943-1951) and Governor (1951-1955).


  • State of Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1971-1972 (p. 479).