National Affairs: Final Figures

Last week the Literary Digest closed and summarized its Prohibition poll. From 20,000,000 ballots issued, 4,806,464 votes had been received. Because the Digest's 1928 Hoover-Smith poll brought in only 2,767,263 votes from 19,000,000 ballots issued, the Editors ask: "Does this not indicate that the American people are more deeply stirred by the existing Prohibition situation?"

Summary facts:

¶ For modification or repeal—69.54% of all the voters in the poll; 29.11% for modification, 40.43% for repeal.

¶ In 18 States and the District of Columbia, more than a 40%. vote for...

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