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> The largest number of votes ever cast in a U.S. Presidential election was 49,815,000 (in 1940).

> Only once (1936) has a President received over 6,000,000 more votes than his opponents.

> By next year's Presidential election, the U.S. will have an estimated 9,000,000 men & women of voting age in uniform.

Many a U.S. politico mulled over these facts this week. For the first time in history, soldiers & sailors will find it easy, under a law passed by Congress in 1942, to vote in next year's Presidential election. For the first time in history, the Army & Navy form a...

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