THE ELECTIONS: Four Key Contests Revisited

Among the nation's political races, some, by reason of the stakes involved, or the personalities engaged, are particularly significant. Four of these critical contests are revisited by TIME on election eve, following an assessment earlier in the campaign (Oct. 21).

New York

JAVITS v. CLARK The politics of antipolitics has reached a kind of perfection in the New York senatorial race. Democratic Candidate Ramsey Clark, 46, is doing everything a candidate is not supposed to do. Whenever possible he does not avoid a stand on a controversial issue—he takes it. Instead of...

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