Letters, Aug. 6, 1951

Something for Delegates

Sir: Your Nov. 15, 1948 story interpreting the election returns has been worrying me for almost three years. Usually accurate, you seem to have missed entirely one big reason why many voters stayed away from the polls. It was not disinterest, but rather lack of a choice of candidates. We (and you would be surprised at how many there were of us) simply did not want to feel responsible in any part for the election of either Truman or Dewey.

With party nominations coming up, this is something for delegates...

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