National Affairs: Ecorse Recourse

The two leading politicians in the little village of Ecorse just outside Detroit are William W. Voisine and WT. Newton Hawkins. William Voisine was President of the Village from 1933 to 1936. In the 1936 election he was re-elected by one vote. Newton Hawkins asked for a recount, in which William Voisine's margin was increased to ten. Newton Hawkins took it to the Michigan Supreme Court. Last month the Supreme Court Justices found the election a draw, ordered the two politicians to decide the issue by lot. Last week they pulled slips out of a...

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