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Iowa voters like the Reagan era less than most Americans

Iowans of both parties who say they will participate in next month's caucuses are far more eager than voters nationwide to move the U.S. in a new direction. In a survey for TIME by Yankelovich Clancy Shulman,* 50% of Iowa Republicans say they would like the next President to "follow different policies" from the Reagan Administration's, compared with 39% who would stay on the same course. Nationally, Republican voters prefer the status quo over change by 58% to 32%. Iowa Democrats also display a marked contrast to voters nationwide: in Iowa, 93% favor a change from the Reagan era, against 77%...

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