OPINION: Post-Wisconsin Survey

Within a few days after Wendell Willkie's withdrawal from the Republican Presidential race, interviewers from the research firm of Elmo Roper began asking questions in all sections of the U.S. for the regular FORTUNE Survey of Public Opinion. The questioning ended April 15. TIME herewith continues its new practice of reporting the most newsworthy results of this survey immediately upon their tabulation.

Governor Thomas E. Dewey's position in the Republican mind was at last solidifying. Those who said they would vote for the best Republican they could think of rather than for Roosevelt...

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