The Primaries

The primaries were nearly over; in most States the successful candidates had already begun to stump for the November elections. In the last remaining primaries, voters cast their party ballots, drew up November's battle lines.

Teetering Colorado, which voted for Republican Governor Ralph L. Carr in 1938 and 1940 after 14 years in the Democratic column, set the stage for a bang-up struggle. Whichever party carries Colorado in November should get two Senate seats: the one now held by Democrat Edwin C. Johnson and one left vacant by the death of Democrat Alva...

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