The Nation: Two New Governors

NEW JERSEY: By 2 to 1, the voters backed handsome former Judge Brendan T. Byrne, 49, a newcomer to elective politics. He was unblemished by the many layers of political corruption that involved both Democrats and Republicans and helped sink the administration of incumbent Republican Governor William T. Cahill. While Democrat Byrne did not directly link corruption and Watergate to the Republican Party, he repeatedly reminded audiences that an FBI wiretap once recorded a Mafia figure as observing that Byrne could not be bought. The theme of his campaign was "One honest man...

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