What the Election Proved

November 1940
New Republic;11/18/40, Vol. 103 Issue 21, p679
Analyzes the outcome of the elections held in the U.S. Win registered by Wendell Willkie in Michigan; Number of votes secured by President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Poor performance of the Democratic machines in big cities; Performance of the American Labor Party in New York State; Pattern among voters who were influenced by Nazism and fascism; States which voted against the Democrats; Evidence in the elections that people are voting with more individual initiative and discretion than in the past.


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