Edward J Yockey 9 Nov 1912 Sat pg 1
FINE VOTE Complete returns from all voting precincts in Milwaukee county show that Atty. Edward Yockey, son of Mr and Mrs. W. II. Yockey of this city. I was elected as district attorney il I Milwaukee by a plurality of 2!ll.’l ovei ills nearest opponent The race for the district attorneyship in Milwaukee Milwaukee was ¡i three cornered one with Yockey as the Democratic and independent independent candidate; Morgan Republican Republican candidate ¡itid Zabel Soctatlat candidate. The race for the office was fought out by Yockey and Zabel, Morgan being being a poor third in the contest. Zabel carried Milwaukee city by a plurality of .1000 over Yockey but in the «lis trict outside of Milwaukee tit) the former Kscantrba lad was exceptionally exceptionally strong, rolling up a vote in the townships and villages that gave hint, a tntnl of L’9.t>0H while Zahol finished with 27.290 and Morgan wtill i:M9.V Of his election Mr. Yockey said In a Milwaukee newspaper: I am tile happiest man iu all Milwaukee. Milwaukee. 1 feel that I have been more than vindicated from the malicious slander and vituperation heaped upon me by the Socialists and a few others. They seemed to center their attacks on me. Why I don’t know, and the joy of victqry Is all the greater on that account. I want to thank the people who supported me, and will give them the best that is in me when I take up the duties of my office.