UNITED STATES ELECTIONS
GREAT REPUBLICAN GAINS. MR ROOSEVELT’S DEBACLE. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright WASHINGTON, November 5. The Congressional election returns show that the Democratic majority in the House of Representatives has been reduced from 147 to 20. New York State went overwhelmiVigly Republican, and Mr, Whitman beat Air Glyn for the Governoivuitp easily. The Congressional representation of New Jersey has changed from nine Democrats and three RcpubtTcane to eight Republicans and four Democrats, the majority being wiped out. The democrats, however, are ImeTV to retain their majority in the Senatorial electrons. [This is the* most important aspect of the elections.—Ed. E.S.] Mr Roosevelt’s third party suffered a debacle, the Progressive vote having apparently returned to the Republicans. The elections show that 229 Democrats, 197 Republicans, 7 Progressives, 1 SociaTist, and 1 Independent have been elected to the House of Representatives. Four returns are still, to come.
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UNITED STATES ELECTIONS, Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914
UNITED STATES ELECTIONS Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914
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