National Affairs: Figures

Just before New Jersey went to the polls last week, Mayor Frank Hague of Jersey City, Boss of Jersey's Democracy, opined that his candidate for Governor, Senator A. Harry Moore, would carry his Hudson County stronghold by 130,000 votes. Candidate Moore carried Hudson County by 129,000 votes. Since this was enough to wipe out the leads piled up by his Republican opponent, Preacher Lester H. Clee, in most other New Jersey counties and give Moore a Statewide margin of 744,311-to-699,454, Candidate Clee and his Republican friends promptly charged that their Hudson County workers...

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