OPINION: 66% on Roosevelt

Less than a third of the people (27.6%) are out-&-out for Roosevelt for a Fourth Term. A slightly larger number (29.6%) are out-&-out for Dewey. But if the election had been held in mid-July, Roosevelt would have won by a landslide. This is the net result of Elmo Roper's latest FORTUNE Survey of Public Opinion.

FORTUNE made three different probes. The first:

"Which of these comes closest to expressing your feelings about the coming Presidential election?"

There's no question but what Roosevelt will make the best possible President for the next four years, and I will be glad to have a chance to...

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