Nation: Where They Are with Three Weeks to Go

Three weeks before voting day, Richard Nixon maintained his commanding lead. A survey by TIME correspondents of the 50 states last week showed Nixon ahead—frequently far ahead—in 33 states. That is only one fewer (Florida) than he held in a survey by the correspondents one month earlier. Hubert Humphrey led in only six states and the District of Columbia, down four (Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri and Tennessee) from his September showing. In some of those, including New York and his home state of Minnesota, his margin was precarious. George Wallace could claim six Southern states, having picked up two (Arkansas and South...

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