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Cayton's monthly. (Seattle, Wash.) 1921-1921, February 01, 1921, Image 2

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Uncle Sam's Voting Strength
In view of the fact that Congress is now wrestling
with the question of re-apportioning the representatives
to the House of Representatives of Congress it may be
of interest to the roaders hereof to know how many
votes were cast in the late presidential election and
how thos; votes were distributed among the various
Etates. It is within the power of Congress to base
Rep. D m. Soc. Proh F. L. H. Repr.
ALABAMA 74,690 163,254 2,:5(i& 757 10
ARIZONA 37,016 29,546 125 — 2
ARKANSAS 69,874 105,618 - 7
CALIFORNIA 624,922 229,191 64,076 25 085 11
COLORADO 173,248 104,936 8 046 2,807 3,016 4
CONNECTICUT 229,238 120 721 10 350 1,771 1,947 5
DELAWARE 52,858 39,911 988 956 ■ 1
FLORIDA t... 44,353 90,515 5.189 4 286 4
GEORGIA 41,081 107,162 465 S 12
IDAHO 88 321 46,576 1
ILLINOIS 1,420,480 534,395 74,747 11,216 49 630 27
INDIANA 696,370 511,364 24 703 13,462 16 499 13
IOWA 634,074 227,921 16,981 10,321 11
KANSAS 369 195 185,447 15 510 8
KENTUCKY 452,480 456,437 6,409 3 : 250 11
LOUISINA 38,538 87,519 — 8
MAINE 136,355 58,961 2 214 4
MARYLAND 236117 180,626 8,873 — 1 178 6
MASSACHUSETTS 681,153 276,691 32 267 —— 16
MICHIGAN 762,865 233,405 28,947 3,646 13
MINNESOTA 519 421 142,994 56 100 11,489 10
MISSISSIPPI 11 576 69,277 1 639 8
MISSOURI 727,162 574,999 20.242 5,142 3,291 16
MONTANA 109,430 57,370 __ 12 204 2
NEBRASKA 274,498 119,608 9 600 5,947 • 6
NEVADA 15,479 9,851 1,864 — 1
NEW HAMPSHIRE 93,196 62,862 1 234 2
NEW JERSEY 611,670 258,220 27217 4,711 2,173 12
NEW MEXICO 57 634 46,668 1 097 1
NEW YORK 1,854,871 771,774 203 SOS 17,977 4,676 43
NORTH CAROLINA 232,806 305,447 446 10
NORTH DAKOTA 160,072 37,422 8,283 3
OHIO 1,182,022 780,037 57 147 294 22
OKLAHOMA 243,415 215,530 25,638 7
OREGON 143.592 SO.Ofl'J 9,801 3,595 1,515 3
PENNSYLVANIA 1,218,515 503,202 70 021 42,612 15,642 36
RHODE ISLAND 107,463 55,062 4,351 510 3
SOUTH CAROLINA 2,632 63,940 28 7
SOUTH DAKOTA 109,785 35,657 906 34,830 3
TENNESSEE 219,829 203,558 2 239 10
TEXAS 116\640 289,6'8S 8,194 18
UTAH 81,555 56,609 3,159 4,475 2
VERMONT 68 212 20,919 774 2
VIRGINIA 87,458 141,670 807 286 240 10
WASHINGTON 223,127 84,298 5,913 77.246 5
WEST VIRGINIA 282,607 260,789 5,618 1 258 6
WISCONSIN 498,576 113,422 80,635 8 647 10
WYOMING 35,091 17,429 1,234 265 2,180 1
TOTALS 16,127,062 9,131,701 910,477 177,957 242,160
Total vote in 1916 ...18,528,743
CAYT() N'S MON THI ■ V
its apportionment on the voto cast rather than on tine
factual population, and if that be true, tho southern
states, as will be seen from figures belew, should re
ceive a cr~at r duction from their present number of
ix. reso.it?.tives in the House of Representatives of
Congress. Accordng to figures just compiled th) late
presidential vote wa3 as follows:

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