DEMOCRATS: 63 to 23 to 0

¶ The voters of North Dakota decided emphatically last week against moving their capital to Jamestown from Bismarck where the capitol burned last year.

Of greater importance, Democratic North Dakotans expressed a 2-to-1 preference for Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York over Governor William Henry ("Alfalfa Bill") Murray for the presidential nomination. Of perhaps yet greater importance, voters deserted the Republican fold in such droves as to indicate probable defeat for Herbert Hoover in North Dakota next November.

The North Dakota primary usually lacks political meaning. The voters are free to...

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