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were cast for Progressive policies, and 132 against, leaving 277 which were not cast at all.

To be sure, the Assembly table of Labor votes includes 19 subjects, while the Assembly test votes given, number 18 only. However, the unaccounted-for 392 Assembly votes on Labor issues are out of all proportion to the 277 Assembly votes on test questions.

This is even more strikingly illustrated in the Senate. The Senate table of test votes includes the same number as the Senate table showing votes on Labor issues. The possible total vote in each case is 800.

But the table of test votes shows that of the 800, 572 were cast for Progressive policies and 111 against, while only 117 votes are unaccounted for.

As has been seen, the unaccounted-for votes on Labor issues shown in the Senate table is 192.

One of the most interesting studies of the tables showing Labor votes, is to note those members who failed to vote on Labor issues.

This can be done readily by studying the figures under the head of “totals" at the right of the table. The first column of figures shows the vote for policies supported by the Labor lobby; the second column shows the vote against policies supported by the Labor lobby; while the third column shows the number of times the member did not vote on these issues.

The names of the members of Senate and Assembly are arranged alphabetically in these tables. By a curious coincident, No. 17 is Senator Finn of San Francisco, the wellknown Union Labor party politician; while No. 18, under the alphabetical arrangement, is Senator Gates, who is condemned, as an opponent of Labor measures, in the report of the Labor representatives who attended the 1911 session, and which was issued by The California State Federation of Labor. However, on the 20 votes on Labor issues included in the Senate table, Senator Gates voted 13 times for the policies as supported by the Labor lobby; he voted six times against such policies; he was absent on one roll call only.

On the other hand, Senator Finn voted 10 times for the policies supported by the Labor lobby, which was 3 times less than did the so-called enemy of labor, Gates. Senator Finn is shown to have voted only once against these policies, but on 9 roll calls he is not recorded as voting.

For subject matter of votes shown under columns B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J, Senate and Assembly tables, see Chapter XVIII, “Labor and The Legislature."

For columns A and K, Senate and Assembly tables, see Chapter XIX.

For columns L, Senate and Assembly tables, see Chapter XXII.

For columns M, Senate and Assembly tables, see Chapter XXIII.

For columns N, O and P, Senate and Assembly tables, see Chapter XVIII.

For column Q, Senate table, see Chapter XXI. For column Q, Assembly table, see Chapter XVIII. For columns R and S, Senate and Assembly tables, and T, Senate Table, see Chapter XX.

It is not pretended that every vote on every labor issue before the Legislature is included in these tables. But the votes that are shown include those on the principal issues other than political for which Labor, through its duly accredited representatives, contended at the 1911 session of the Legislature.

This statement is borne out by the report on Labor measures considered at the 1911 session of the California Legislature, issued by the California State Federation of Labor. A copy of that report can be had by addressing the Secretary of that organization, Labor Temple, 316 14th Street, San Francisco.

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