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Time Capsule: Prohibition Party’s 1948 Candidate for President Barred From Voting for Himself

Claude A. Watson, the Prohibition Party’s candidate for president, was unable to vote for himself in 1948.

Watson and his wife had requested that absentee ballots be mailed to them in Winona Lake, Indiana, where they were attending a church convention, but had decided to return to their home in Highland Park, a suburb of Los Angeles, sooner than expected. … Read more ...