To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

1932 New York City special mayoral election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1932 New York City mayoral election

← 1929 November 8, 1932 1933 →
 
John P. O'Brien 1920.png
Lewis H. Pounds.jpg
Nominee John P. O'Brien Lewis H. Pounds
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,056,115 443,901
Percentage 52.3% 22.0%

 
Hillquit-Morris-240725.jpg
Mayor Joseph V McKee.jpg
Nominee Morris Hillquit Joseph V. McKee
Party Socialist Independent
Popular vote 249,887 234,372
Percentage 12.4% 11.6%

Mayor before election

Joseph V. McKee
Democratic

Elected Mayor

John P. O'Brien
Democratic

The 1932 New York City special mayoral election was held on November 8. It was triggered by the resignation of incumbent Democratic Mayor Jimmy Walker on September 1, after his administration had become embroiled in scandal. Democratic nominee John P. O'Brien easily defeated Republican Lewis H. Pounds and Socialist Morris Hillquit. Acting Mayor Joseph V. McKee also featured as a write-in candidate. Minor candidates included Communist William L. Patterson and Socialist Labor candidate Olive Johnson.

Election

Mayor Jimmy Walker, who was supported by Tammany Hall, resigned on September 1, 1932, following investigations into corruption by the Hofstadter Committee under the leadership of Samuel Seabury. John P. O'Brien, another candidate backed by Tammany Hall, won in the special election. O'Brien won with a majority of the vote, but underperformed Franklin D. Roosevelt's result in the presidential election by 399,061 votes and Herbert H. Lehman's results in the gubernatorial election by 475,050 votes. O'Brien also received a smaller percentage of the vote than Walker had in the 1929 election while Morris Hillquit had received a record high result for the Socialist Party of America in New York City's mayoral elections.[1]

Joseph V. McKee, who had previously served as acting mayor, received 249,372 write-in votes despite not seeking the office due to a movement by Roy W. Howard and the New York World-Telegram.[1]

Results

1932 special mayoral election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John P. O'Brien 1,056,115 52.29% Decrease8.41
Republican Lewis H. Pounds 443,901 21.98% Decrease3.75
Socialist Morris Hillquit 249,887 12.37% Decrease0.06
Independent Joseph V. McKee (inc.) (write-in) 234,372 11.60% N/A
Communist William L. Patterson 24,014 1.19% Increase0.78
Socialist Labor Olive M. Johnson 11,379 0.56% Increase0.09
Total votes 2,019,668 100.00%

References

  1. ^ a b Mann, Arthur (1965). La Guardia Comes To Power 1933. J. B. Lippincott & Co.
  2. ^ "Our Campaigns - New York City Mayor Special Race - Nov 08, 1932".


This page was last edited on 7 June 2022, at 17:08
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.