October 1978
New Republic;10/7/78, Vol. 179 Issue 15, p2
Focuses on the midterm elections in the United States. Need for the Republicans to gain a lot of seats theoretically; Role of the media in the polls and primaries in campaigns; Reason why the opposition party should make gains at midterm; Presidents who favored amending the Constitution to allow congruent presidential-representative terms to reduce the midterm's importance; Possible lowest turnout of the elections; Importance of the referendum in Missouri to enact a right-to-work law.


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