Last week, with Election Day only a few days away, popular polls were still giving hope to New Dealers and anti-New Dealers. Chief predictions:
Gallup poll: Roosevelt 54% (390 electoral votes); Landon 46% (141 electoral votes).
Crossley poll: Roosevelt 36 states (408 electoral votes); Landon 11 states (115 electoral votes)West Virginia, 8 votes, 50-50.
Literary Digest: Roosevelt 40.7% (161 electoral votes); Landon 54.8% (370 electoral votes).
Baltimore Sun (poll of Maryland only, given weight because Maryland has been carried by every President elected since 1892): Roosevelt 64%; Landon 36%.
New York News (poll of New York...