State Senate, District 36, 1974 Election


Date: December 14, 1974
Cycle: 1974
Office: State Senate
State: Minnesota
District: 36
Counties: Carver, Hennepin, Scott
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Robert J. (Bob) Schmitz Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 5,407 53.17 +6.34
Al Klingelhutz Man Republican 4,762 46.83

Special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of DFL Senator James Lord who resigned to become Minnesota Treasurer. Schmitz was a resident of Jordan and DFL 2nd District Chairman. Klingelhutz was a farmer from Chanhassen.


  • State of Minnesota Legislative Manual, 1976-1977 (p. 604).