Publicly-Owned Power Plants

Archive Report

The Power Issue in Congressional, State and Local Elections

The primary and general elections of the next four months will be marked by a series of tests of public sentiment toward the production and distribution of electric power by federal and local governmental agencies.

On August 7, Rep. B. Carroll Reece, Republican, outstanding advocate during the last session of Congress of private rather than federal operation of the Muscle Shoals plant, will seek renomination in the first congressional district of Tennessee. The Muscle Shoals issue will presumably affect other nominations in Tennessee, and in the Alabama primaries on August 12. On August 12 Senator George W. Norris, leading proponent of governmental power development, will seek renomination on the Republican ticket in Nebraska.

San Francisco voters will on ...

locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles