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Wagner Re-elected Mayor of New York

Nov. 7, 1961 - New York City Mayor Robert F. Wagner won re-election for a third term today. Despite opposition from two major candidates, Mr. Wagner won a majority of the total vote. His victory margin was 397,980 votes. Attorney General Louis J. Lefkowitz, the Republican nominee, took 34.7 percent of the vote. This was a better showing than any Republican mayoral candidate had made in many years.


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