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PM, November 6, 1940 Vol. 1, No. 102

FDR Holds 40 States

The (Ballot) Battle of New York Was Settled Here…

“…The hub of the universe – or at least, the hub of New York’s voting – was Times Square last night…”
“The most intriguing triangle in the world – Times Square…”

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(Photo by World Wide.)

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(Photo by Weegee.)

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(Photo by David Eisendrath, Jr.)

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PM, November 5, 1940, Vol. 1, No. 101

Voters Smash Records
By Noon More Than Half of City’s Probable Vote Is Cast
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That Poll of Polls: You Poll It
By Weldon James
Have fun with the pollsters today and tomorrow. Use the chart below to check their final guesses against your own or against actual election results…
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City Voters Out Early for Heaviest, Quietest Election
…All of the city’s 18,000 policemen were on duty… When the polls opened at 6 a.m. there were lines at almost all the voting places…
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Victory
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Keep Your Radio Score Tonight
Tables on these two pages are presented to make it easy for you to keep your own score on election returns as they come over radio stations tonight…
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… The Camera Sees Some of the 50,000,000 Go to the Polls
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