State Senate, District 48, 1988 Election

Special Primary Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Date: December 6, 1988
Cycle: 1988
Office: State Senate
State: Minnesota
District: 48
Counties: Hennepin, Wright
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
George Gmach Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,074 68.63 +37.25
Kathleen (Kiki) Clements Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 491 31.37

Special primary election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of DFL Senator Tad Jude on January 3, 1989 after being elected Hennepin County Commissioner. Gmach was a member of the Corcoran City Council and the DFL-endorsed candidate.


  • Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 7, 1988 (p. 4).