The 1861 Minnesota gubernatorial election was held on November 5, 1861 to elect the governor of Minnesota. Incumbent Alexander Ramsey was reelected to a second term.
|Republican||Alexander Ramsey (incumbent)||16,274||60.90|
|Democratic||Edward O. Hamblin||10,448||39.10|
- "Our Campaigns - MN Governor Race - Nov 05, 1861". Retrieved May 7, 2016.
- "Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book) - Chapter 10 Minnesota Elections" (PDF). Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2016-05-07.