Election Results: 73rd House

The 73rd House, meeting after March 4, will be heavily Wet and Democratic. Republicans lost between 75 and 100 seats, depending upon final tallies and disputed contests. The most likely Speaker of the new House is Illinois' Henry Thomas Rainey.

Defeated for re-election were such notable Republicans as New York's Fiorello Henry La Guardia who led last Spring's attack on the Sales Tax; Mrs. Ruth Baker Pratt who represented Manhattan's most socialite district; Illinois' Representative-at-large Richard Yates who likes to be told he resembles Lincoln; West Virginia's Carl Bachman, G. 0. P. whip. In...

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