National Affairs: Vote Castings

Patriotically dutiful in a political off-year, several million citizens last week trudged earnestly to the polls, cast their votes in State and municipal elections. Major results:

Virginia. Nationally significant was the election as Virginia's next Governor of Professor John Garland Pollard (William & Mary), regular Democrat, over Professor William Moseley Brown (Washington & Lee), Hoovercrat. Republican claim— stakes sunk in Virginia by Herbert Hoover last year were jerked up and cast aside as the State was returned to normal Democracy by a thumping 70,000-vote margin. When Republicans and anti-Smith Democrats coalesced...

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