Soviet Union: One Party, One Vote

It's election time, but no dark horses run on this turf

At a time when New Hampshire primary voters were heading for the polls, a pleasantly round-faced woman economist named Zinaida Vladimirova Baturina waited for a trolleybus outside the Moscow office building where she works. It was 5 p.m. in the Soviet capital, and the orange glow of twilight hung in the western sky. Twenty minutes later Zinaida Vladimirova reached her destination, a neighborhood campaign office. She had promised to put in an evening's work as an agitator (local volunteer) in the...

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