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Harding, Mercer at Top as 9 Are Elected to Council

Holdworth, Fernald Get Other Two 1940 Posts; About 1000 Students Vote

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As a thousand undergraduates trooped to the polls, nine men were elected to the 1938-9 Student Council as a result of the balloting held Tuesday, the officers of the persent Student Council announced last night. Elections in both classes were very close.

In the Junior race, F. Austin Harding walked away from the list of 24 nominees to lead Richard H. Sullivan by 25 votes for first place. The other four men elected were Robert L. Green, Charles L. Burwell, James Tobin and J. Spence Harvin.

The Sophomore election was closer, Douglas Mercer ending up as top man with 135 votes, Mason Fernald and Frederick Holdsworth tying for the other two positions open to members of that VOTING IN YESTERDAY'S ELECTION 1940 RESULTS *Douglas Mercer  135 *Mason Fernald  133 *Frederick Holdsworth  133 James D. Lightbody  130 John F. Kennedy  93 Thomas V. Healey  92 Samuel W. White  90 Phil C. Neal  87 Michael B. Grace  87 Torbert H. Macdonald  86 John L. Donnell  83 Charles D. Lutz  76 Engene V. Clark  59 Fay Rockwell Hollands  49 Theodore L. Hazlett  47 Ledyard B. Clard  29 Martin J. Lydon  22 Total 508 Invalid 17 *Elected 1939 RESULTS *F. Austin Harding  193 *Richard H. Sullivan  168 *Robert L. Green  167 *Charles L. Burwell  148 *James Tobin  141 *J. Spence Harvin  139 Cleveland Amory  136 Clarence E. Boston  133 Edmond L. Cherbonnier  128 Oliver P. Bolton  128 Robert M. Bunker  122 Robert E. L. Strider  114 Richard P. Hedblom  112 Donald L. Daughters  95 Lawrence F. Ebb  87 Ellsworth S. Grant  82 Robert E. Lane  80 Frank P. Davidson  77 Laurence S. Levy  74 Paul R. Wentworth  72 Harold M. Curtiss, Jr.  69 William L. Calfee  52 Hunter Hendee  50 Alfred J. Hanlon, Jr.  35 Total 421 Invalid 14 *Elected 421 ballots cast in 1939 election. 508 ballots cast in 1940 election.

class with 133 votes. James D. Lightbody was fourth, missing a position by three votes.

Harding led the 1939 slate with 193 votes, and other figures were: Sullivan 168, Green 167, Burwell 148, Tobin 141, and Harbvin 139, Close to the winners were the next four men, Cleveland Amery with 136, Clarence E. Boston 133, and Edmund L. Cherbonnier and Oliver P. Bolton with 128 votes.

The men elected will meet tonight to appoint five Juniors and three Sophomores to fill out the Council

class with 133 votes. James D. Lightbody was fourth, missing a position by three votes.

Harding led the 1939 slate with 193 votes, and other figures were: Sullivan 168, Green 167, Burwell 148, Tobin 141, and Harbvin 139, Close to the winners were the next four men, Cleveland Amery with 136, Clarence E. Boston 133, and Edmund L. Cherbonnier and Oliver P. Bolton with 128 votes.

The men elected will meet tonight to appoint five Juniors and three Sophomores to fill out the Council

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