1928 Presidential Election Results
In the 1928 presidential election on November 6, Herbert Hoover carried the state and the county, but not Cliffside, as detailed in this sidebar from The Sun:
Gov. Alfred E. Smith carried only six of the twenty-eight precincts in Rutherford County; Cool Springs No. 1 gave him 131 votes to 130 for Hoover; Cool Springs No. 2 cast 452 votes in his favor against 328 opposed to him; Colfax No. 1 gave the New York Governor the biggest lead, 102 votes , or 297 for and 195 against him; Colfax No. 2 returned 192 votes for Smith and 177 against him, or a majority of 15. Cliffside cast 356 votes for the Democratic nominee for President and 336 for Hoover, Smith’s lead being 20. Chimney Rock No. 1 gave Smith a two to one majority, the vote being Smith 74, Hoover 33.
This item was printed in The Sun on November 7, 1928.