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Gain for Democrats

Herald of Nov. 10, 1922

As of this writing indications are that Tuesday’s election was a Democratic election, as fairly complete returns show a nationwide gain for the Democrats. Republican control of the house is in doubt and the majority in the senate has been greatly reduced. Pennsylvania however rolled up a good Republican majority and Gifford Pinchot, Republican candidate for governor, was elected by a plurality of more than a quarter million.

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