STATES & CITIES: Governors

In 34 States last week new Governors were elected. The nation-wide Roosevelt sweep carried many a Democrat into gubernatorial office, caused many a startling turnover in traditionally Republican States: Wisconsin. Deserted by the Progressive wing of his party Republican Walter Jodok Kohler ("Kohler of Kohler") who in September wrested the nomination from Governor Philip Fox La Follette went down in defeat before Democrat Albert George Schmedeman, Madison's mayor. Not in 37 years has a Democrat been chosen to head the Badger State's government. Commented Governor-elect Schmedeman: "A return to sanity. ....

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