The Contest For Political Control Of The Next Congress

October 1954
Congressional Digest;Oct54, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p225
This article discusses the contest for political control of the Congress in the U.S. 1954 biennial elections. Regarding the contest of the senate side, the 37 Senate contests this year, 21 seats now held by Democrats and 16 held by Republicans, are at stake. In the elections for the House of Representatives, the Democrats are predicting a gain of 36 seats. The Republicans maintain that they will pick up 20 seats. Although it is early in the campaign, the lines of strategy the two parties are going to use, are beginning to emerge.


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