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Indianapolis. Indianapolis News
still stating that "the presidential
election is in doubt" Both Republi
can candidates for U. S. senators
were leading. In 1,459 precincts the
vote was: New, 180,710; Kern, 170,-
994; Watson, 179,139; Taggart, 172,
185. Minneapolis. At 10 o'clock today
Dan Daly, chairman of the Demo
cratic state executive committee,
claimed that Wilson would carry the
state by more than 20,000.
Cheyenne, Wyo. The Republican
state central committee at 9:30 a. m.
today conceded Wyoming to Presi
dent Wilson and conceded Democrat
ic Candidate Kenrick's election as
governor. The Democratic state
committee claimed the state for Wil
son by 5,000 and claimed John D.
Clark's election to congress over
Portland, Ore. Republicans claim'
Oregon by 10,000 and Democrats
claim it by 15,000. "We feel that
Hughes will win by a close margin,"
said Sec'y Badlwin of the Republican
state committee. "Wilson has car
ried Oregon no doubt about it,"
declared Chairman White of the
Democratic state committee. The
count progressed very slowly.
Concord, N.. H. New Hampshire's
electoral votes were claimed by both
Republican and Democratic head
quarters. The Democrats claimed the
state by 1,000, while the Republicans
said they had won by 600.
San Francisco, Nov. 8. Pres. Wil
son forged into the lead in the Cali
fornia count early today when 2,197
scattered precincts, most or them
onrrmletfi. eavfi Hiierhes 144.571 '. Wil
son 145,276.
Portland, Ore. Wilson is leading
in Portland and Multnomah county,
the largest county in Oregon, accord
ing to official and complete returns
from 171 out of 326 precincts com
plete at 5:30 m., toda7, JTfcege re
turns gave Wilson 6,851; Hughes
Concord, N. M. The presidential
race for New Hampshire's four elec
toral votes was so close that at 8
a, m. today the issue was in doubt
and state chairmen of both parties
claimed victory by 500 votes.
St. Paul, Minn. Although definite
returns left Minnesota in doubt as
day. broke today, the St. Paul Daily
News maintained that Wilson will
carry Minnesota by at least 12,500.
However, Republicans seemed to lead
for governor, United States senator
and the majority of national con
gressmen. Wilson got a plurality of
15,587 in St Paul, Minneapolis and
Duluth. Scattering country returns
slow because of Minnesota's late
hour of closing the polls and the
complicated ballots used, seem to
break 50-50 between Hughes and
Topeka, Kan. Woodrow Wlison's
lead in Kansas has climbed since
midnight from a few hundred to a
pliirallty'of ten thousand, according
to latest incomplete returns.
Indianapolis, Ind. With returns
from over half of the precincts in
the state at 8 o'clock today, the In
diana Daily Times (Democratic) de
clares Hughes was leading Wilson
by about 225 votes. The Indianapo
lis News (Republican) stated that
Hughes' plurality would be under
20,000 and "pretty well under, too."
New York. Sec'y McAdoo at
Democratic headquarters received a
telegram from the state headquar
ters in California declaring that
while returns are coming in slowly,
it "appears practically certain Cali
fornia will go to Wilson."
Indianapolis, Ind. Hughes con
tinued to maintain his lead of about
9,000 in Indiana early today. With
2,039 out of 3,142 precincts heard
from Hughes had 237,486 and Wilson
Columbus, O. Woodrow Wilson
carried Ohio in a landslide, accord
ing to predictions early today, base4.

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