NEW YORK: Perplexing Primary

In New York City last week somewhat less than 850,000 registered voters—less than half the number who are expected to elect a mayor in November—went to the polls and for the second time in four-years, administered a drubbing to Tammany. In doing so they accomplished what was perhaps the neatest political trick of the season, for the results of the primary gave a broad hint that Mayor LaGuardia, conqueror of Tammany, will have the political fight of his life on Election Day.

3 in 2. The curious results in the primary were made...

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