The Odds Are Even in New York

Hagerty, James A.
October 1954
New Republic;10/4/54, Vol. 131 Issue 14, p7
This article presents information on elections for the Governor of New York. A hard and possibly close contest for Governor of New York at the election on November 2 was indicated as the Democrats nominated Averell Harriman, former Mutual Security Director, and the Republicans nominated Senator Irving M. Ives. Harriman also has the nomination of the Liberal Party, estimated to bring him a minimum of 400,000 votes. The issues will run from legalization of bingo and greater state aid for New York City to the conduct of the Republican National Administration in handling national and international problems. By naming Harriman and rejecting the candidacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Republicans in nominating Senator Ives at Syracuse undoubtedly named the best vote-getter available.


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