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Northwest History. State History 260. Yakima.
Northwest History. State History 260. Yakima.
Original index titleNorthwest History. State History 260. Yakima.
NewspaperSpokesman Review ; November 19, 1923
TitleDudley Is First In Yakima Race.
DescriptionDudley Is First In Yakima Race.
Subject KeysYakima ; dudley ; yakima race ; primary election ; vote ; W.B. Dudley ; R.D. Rovig ; Earle J. Barnes ; Forest H. Sweet ; John T. Hedges ; Charles E. Fraser ; Henry Traub ; W.C. Marion ; George E. Freisen
Date.Original1923-11-19
Resource Identifiernwh 260-168
SubjectsNorthwest, Pacific--History--20th Century
United States--State History--20th Century
Resource TypeText
SourceNorthwest History State History Box 260
LanguageEnglish
Date.DigitalJune, 2013
Full-TextDUDLEY IS FIRST IN YAKIMA RACE Receives 1717 Votes in Mayoralty Contest—Rovig Second With 862. HEDGES DEFEATS FRASER Wins Nearly Two to One for Nomination for Commissioner of Finance. Yakima, Wash., Nov. 19-In the municipal primary election here today for mayor and commissioners but about half the registered voters participated. There were 6731 entitled to vote and but 3484 declared their preference. For mayor, W.B. Dudley, candidate of the church and business interests, got nearly 50 per cent of the vote cast, 1717, while Mayor R.D. Rovig was second with 862; Earle J. Barnes, third with 522, and Forest H. Sweet, former mayor, received 383. The surprise of the election was the race of John T. Hedges, for commissioner of finance against Commissioner Charles E. Fraser, Hedges receiving 2218 to Frasier's 1130. The totals of the the other commissioner candidates were Henry Traub, 1671 ; W.C. Marion, 1260, and George E. Freisen, 488. In the final on December 3, Dudley will be opposed by Rovig, and with two commissioners to be electedall but Freisen, who was eliminated today, will contend for votes.
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