DEMOCRATS: As Maryland Goes

Month ago the Baltimore Sunpapers began taking a Presidential straw vote in Maryland. Ballots were mailed to the 771,000 registered voters in the State and no one else. Interest in the outcome arose chiefly from the fact that Maryland has voted for the winner in every Presidential election since 1892. Last week the Sunpapers, having mailed all their ballots, reported over 30% returned. The vote:

Roosevelt: 104,912

Landon: 61,239

Unpleasant news was this to the Sunpapers which, although Democratic, have openly proclaimed their opposition to the President* (TIME, Sept. 21). On the basis...

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