Election 1944: Campaign managers to get special gas (9-6-44)

The Pittsburgh Press (September 6, 1944)


Campaign managers to get special gas

Washington (UP) –
Campaign managers of political candidates for state or federal offices will be given a special gasoline ration equivalent to a “B” book, the Office of Price Administration announced today.

This allowance will amount to 325 miles a month on the East Coast, 400 miles on the West Coast and 475 miles in all other sections of the country and will last only until the general election Nov. 7.