POLITICAL NOTE: LaGuardia v. O'Brien v. McKee (cont'd)

LaGuardia v. O'Brien

v. McKee (cont'd)

With New York City's most turbulent Mayoral election in 20 years only eight days away, last week the semi-final results of the Literary Digest's straw poll stood: Fusion Candidate Fiorello Henry LaGuardia, 217,599; Recovery Candidate Joseph Vincent McKee, 169,715; Tammany's Candidate, Mayor John Patrick O'Brien, 51,562. Undoubtedly Candidate LaGuardia had drawn ahead for a while in the preceding fortnight but other, more up-to-date straw-voting persuaded Wall Street betters to reinstate McKee last week-end as the favorite at even money, with odds against LaGuardia 7-to-5.

Candidates McKee...

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