Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Today -100: June 26, 1913: Of primaries


NY Gov. Sulzer’s direct primary bill fails badly in the state senate, which moves on to begin a probe of Sulzer’s use of patronage power and the veto to influence votes on the bill. They’ll also investigate his campaign fund and anything else they can think of. Senators had a lot of fun comparing Sulzer to King Charles I.

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