Elections: The Tally: G.O.P. Gains

It was all over except the shouting about some re-counting.* And the tabulation showed that 65% of eligible U.S. voters turned out in 1962. The total of 53,734,985 topped the previous nonpresidential election year of 1958 by some 5,800,000— and of those new votes, Republicans got more than 4,200,000.

Republican candidates for the House of Representatives, where all seats are at stake in every biennial election, polled 24,116,473 votes (47.11%), against 19,843,471 votes (43.29%) in 1958. The vote for Democratic House candidates also in creased last November, from 25,801,888 to 26,948,221, but...

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