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The 1916 Election Results

 

The New York Times, November 8, 1916 – The Democrats, who had a majority in the US Senate, lose twelve seats, but maintain a small majority. The House of Representatives, where the Republicans had a small majority, is now a toss-up. President Wilson is re-elected. read clipping

 

The New York Times, November 8, 1916 – Editorial – In Illinois, the only state where the female vote is tracked separately from the male vote, both men and women voted for the presidential candidates in similar proportions. The New York Times questions why the number of voters should be increased to include women, if the result of the voting is the same. read clipping

 

The New York Times, November 9, 1916 – Additional Republicans are elected to the New York State Legislature. Since Republicans have been more supportive of suffrage, this is a positive development. read clipping

 

The New York Times, November 10, 1916 – Front Page – A suffrage referendum is defeated in both South Dakota and West Virginia. read clipping

 

The New York Times, November 10, 1916 – Even though the Woman’s Party campaigned against President Wilson, he wins most of the states where women can vote. read clipping

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