Dispatches from History: Political ads from the 1922 primary elections

With “polls” closing at 8 p.m., and an expected delay in results as ballots trickle in over the next week and beyond, why not take a moment to look at some political ads… from 1922?

These advertisements appeared in the May 11, 1922 edition of the Washington County News-Times. Back then, the primaries took place on a Friday, held in 1922 on May 19.

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Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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