List of Governors of Minnesota


List of Governors of Minnesota

Notes

Notes on Minnesota political party names

*Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party: In 1944 the state Democratic Party and the Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party merged and created the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL). It is affiliated with the national Democratic Party.
*Republican Party of Minnesota: From November 1975 to September 1995 the name of the state Republican party was the Independent-Republican party (I-R). The party has always been affiliated with the national Republican Party.
*Independence Party of Minnesota: The party was founded under this name in 1992. In 1995 the IPM affiliated with the national Reform Party and renamed itself the Reform Party of Minnesota. In 2000 the Reform Party of Minnesota disaffiliated with the national Reform Party and returned to the name Independence Party.

Other high offices held

This is a table of congressional and other federal offices held by governors. All representatives and senators mentioned represented Minnesota expect where noted. * denotes offices that the governor resigned to take.

Living former governors

As of August 2007, four former governors were alive, the oldest being Al Quie (1979–1983, born 1923). The most recent governor to die was Elmer L. Andersen (1961–1963), on November 15 2004. The most recently-serving governor to die was Rudy Perpich (1976–1979, 1983–1991), on September 21 1995.

ee also

*List of Minnesota gubernatorial elections
*List of Lieutenant Governors of Minnesota
*Minnesota Governor's Residence
*U.S. Congressional Delegations from Minnesota

References

;General
*cite web |url=http://www.mnhs.org/people/governors/governors.htm |title=Governors of Minnesota |publisher=Minnesota Historical Society |accessdate=2007-05-17
*cite web |url=http://www.mnhs.org/people/governors/lt_governors.htm |title=Lieutenant Governors of Minnesota |publisher=Minnesota Historical Society |accessdate=2007-05-17
*cite web |url=http://www.governor.state.mn.us/aboutminnesota/governorsofficeandhistory/formergovernors/index.htm |title=Minnesota Governors, 1849 - Present |publisher=Office of the Governor, State of Minnesota |accessdate=2007-05-17

;Specific
*cite web |url=http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/mncon/mncon.htm |title=Constitution of the State of Minnesota |accessdate=2007-05-18
*note label|amend|b|1note label|amend|b|2cite web |url=http://www.sos.state.mn.us/student/amendcon.pdf |title=Amendments to the Minnesota Constitution Proposed to the Voters since 1858 |publisher=Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State |accessdate=2007-05-18
*cite web |url=http://www.sos.state.mn.us/docs/chapter1-legacy.pdf |title=2007-2008 MN Legislative Manual |publisher=Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State |accessdate=2007-05-18


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