Edward J Yockey 9 Nov 1912 Sat pg 1

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Edward J Yockey 9 Nov 1912 Sat pg 1 - FINE VOTE Complete returns from all voting...
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.

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  1. Escanaba Morning Press,
  2. 09 Nov 1912, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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