THE STATES: Governors

In the title Governor-General, there is the glamour, and also the distance of some far province like the Philippines. Since colonial days the title Governor has waned in glamour, but waxed in its direct power over the lives of U. S. citizens. This year, 35 States chose Governors¬óMaine last September and 34 States last week. In every State, where a real contest existed, citizens awaited for gubernatorial results with less emotion than for presidential, but with scarcely less concern. For politicians, gubernatorial results were almost as important as presidential because of...

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