TIME Citizens'Panel: A Few Kind Words for McGovern

TIME Citizens' Panel

GEORGE MCGOVERN may not be gaining much ground on Richard Nixon at the moment, but he could be in a position to do so if something were to break his way. A TIME Citizens' Panel, conducted by Daniel Yankelovich, Inc., over the telephone during the first ten days of October, suggests a softness among some Nixon supporters. The 322 panelists, chosen at random from a scientifically selected sample of 2,323 registered voters in 16 key states, say they are for Nixon nearly 2 to 1. Yet they are split down...

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