What the Elections Proved

November 1943
New Republic;11/15/43, Vol. 109 Issue 20, p671
Focuses on the implications of the elections for Governor, Lieutenant-Governor and Mayors held in several states of the U.S. Setbacks in the contests for Democrats in a number of Eastern states; Success of Republicans in New York; Possibility of Republicans winning the next U.S. Presidential election; Refusal of Democratic politicians to admit defeat in the next Presidential election on the basis of presents results; U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt chances of reelection in the event of end of the Word War II; Advantage taken in the present elections of the workers' irritation by John L. Lewis, head of the United Mine Workers; Claim of the Democratic National Chairman Frank Walker that there was no national political trend in the presents election results; Analysis of the results from the perspectives of labor and liberals.


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