Voting in 1948

Archive Report

Potential Vote in the 1948 Election

Nearly 93 million citizens of the United States will be of age to vote in the 1948 presidential election. In the present campaign eligible voters are being urged by leaders of all parties and all factions to make maximum use of their democratic right to share in the choice of the next President.

President Truman has repeatedly declared that the future of the country depends upon success for the Democratic party, and that success for the Democratic party depends upon a record turnout in November. The Progressive and Socialist parties are calling upon independent voters to demonstrate wide support for their respective brands of liberalism by rolling up huge totals for their candidates. The Republican party, confident of an unbeatable ...

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