National Affairs: Pre-Convention

Republicans. California did not need to do it. Mr. Coolidge would have been nominated anyhow. But nevertheless, Califonians chose for Convention delegates a set of Coolidge nien in preference to a delegation for Hiram W. Johnson, native son. The vote was in about a 6-5 proportion. On the same day, Indiana showed its preference for Coolidge over Johnson by a 6-1 ratio. The Republican Utah State Convention gave Coolidge its eleven delegates. Nevada pledged nine delegates. A few more states were yet to be heard from, but as far as the Republicans were...

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