Mike Scully: The Richest Man In Packingtown

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Mike Scully was one of these cunning political officials he was also the richest man in Packingtown. He used to have control over the elections in the poorer parts of Chicago. Scully was a democrat and he arranged for democratic victories by buying votes, encouraging people to vote multiple times for money. For example in the book it says that Mike Scully would hire men and give them good working hours with good pay so this gave him good friends and everyone saw him as a great man (Sinclair 96). This goes back to the first point which was political system; its people like Scully who corrupt the political system. He also ran the dump where Juozapas digged for food that was unsanitary and shouldn’t have been allowed in the first place (Sinclair
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