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Politics of Alabama

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Author: J.C. Manning
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,400 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.7
LoC Category: JK
Downloads: 444
Added to site: 2010.10.22
mnybks.net#: 29333
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Politics
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re informed that said copy would be furnished the next day; but lo, and behold! when next day came, we were told that the poll lists had been stolen the night before. I charge that the vote of Lowndes, honestly counted as cast, would give me over 2,000 majority, instead of over 1,600 majority for Governor Jones, as returned, which would make a difference in my favor of over 3,600 votes. The same facts exist as to Wilcox county. I charge that not over 3,000 votes were actually cast in this county in the August election, and if honestly counted I would have received a majority of not less than 500. Yet by fraud and ballot-box stuffing and holding back the returns for over a week after the election, a majority of over 4,300 was given to Governor Jones. An honest count in this county would show 4,500 votes in my favor. But it was reserved to Dallas county to outdo all others, in the way of ballot-box stuffing and fraudulent returns, by which a majority of over 6,100 was figured out for Governor Jones. An honest c

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