1929 New York City aldermanic presidential election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1929 New York City aldermanic presidential election

← 1925 November 5, 1929 1933 →
  Mayor Joseph V McKee.jpg Bird Sim Coler.jpg
Nominee Joseph V. McKee Bird Sim Coler
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 890,655 385,514
Percentage 69.79% 30.21%

New York City Board of Aldermen President 1929.png
Results by borough[1]
  McKee 60–70%
  McKee 70–80%

President of the Board of Aldermen before election

Joseph V. McKee
Democratic

Elected President of the Board of Aldermen

Joseph V. McKee
Democratic

An election was held on November 5, 1929 to elect the President of the New York City Board of Aldermen, in concert with other such contests as the mayoralty, Comptroller, the remainder of the Board of Aldermen, County Sheriffs, Borough presidents, and other miscellaneous questions on the ballot.[1] Democratic incumbent Joseph V. McKee of The Bronx defeated Republican candidate Bird Sim Coler of Brooklyn, himself an independent Democrat,[2] 890,655 votes to 385,514.[1] This combined with Democratic victories in other contests formed what was considered "a Crushing Defeat to [the] City G.O.P. [delivered]" by Tammany Hall.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Detailed Results in Mayoralty and Other Important Fights at Polls". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 89 (308). November 6, 1929. p. 12. Retrieved May 8, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Walker plurality 497,165 in huge Tammany victory". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 89 (308). November 6, 1929. p. 3. Retrieved May 8, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "497,165 plurality hailed by Walker as a vindication". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 89 (308). November 6, 1929. p. 1. Retrieved May 8, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.