Carp-shaped Long Island has ten Congressmen and nine of them are
Democrats. But the tenth is a Republican by great odds. Robert L. Bacon,
son of the famed financier, Secretary of State, Ambassador, was elected
to Congress by the First New York District (Long Island) with a
plurality of 48,800, the greatest plurality ever received by a
Congressman in a contested district in that state.
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