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   ND District 01 - Special Election

ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

ND - At-Large

Race Type

Special Election

Filing Deadline

6/1/1917 12:00 pm

Polls Open

7/20/1917 6:00 am

Polls Close

7/20/1917 11:00 pm

Term Starts

8/10/1917 12:00 am

Term Ends

3/4/1919 12:00 am

Database Record

Posted 1/29/2006, Updated 2/26/2012

Table

Click here for a table of all races for this office


PREVIOUS ELECTION

 

Election date

11/7/1916

Term

1917-1919

Winner

Henry T. Helgesen

Party

Republican *

Votes

20,709

Percent

59.91%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/5/1918

Term

1919-1921

Winner

John M. Baer

Party

Republican *

Votes

16,433

Percent

55.05%


NARRATIVE

Special election to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Rep. Helgesen. Aaker's party was officially the Non-Partisan Progressive Republican Party.


DEBATES

EVENTS

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Rep. John M. Baer
(Non-Partisan League)

13,211
50.94%

 

Olger B. Burtness
(Republican)

8,969
34.59%

 

 

George A. Bangs
(Democratic)

3,276
12.63%

 

 

Hans H. Aaker
(Progressive Republican)

212
0.82%

 

 

Frederic T. Cuthbert
(Republican)

118
0.46%

 

 

Henry G. Vick
(Republican)

75
0.29%

 

 

Charles Plain
(Republican)

72
0.28%

 

Source for election returns: Michael J. Dubin, United States Congressional Elections 1788-1997, p. 417.


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