Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 1, 1944 · Page 6
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Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 6

Cumberland, Maryland
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Sunday, October 1, 1944
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-SUN0A¥-*IMESrCUMBEkLAND, MD., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1944 Chances Of GOP Winning Over Control Of House Are Favorable More Than 50% ol Voters 1 Plan At Present To Cast Bullola for Republican Congressmen By GEORGE GALLUP Director, American Institute of Public Opinion Princeton, N, J,, Sept SO—Regardless of the outcome of the presidential election, at this stage o! the campaign the Republicans have a good chance to win control oi the House of Representatives in No- tembor. . :. A nation-wide, survey by the In- ~»titute /tods that allghtly more than 50 per cent of the voters, on the average, plan at present to vote for Republican candl- dates for Congress All voters polled In the survey were ' Dy. Oe«rt* OftllB r P K' "As you feel, today, would you be more likely Jo vote for the democratic or the Kepubllcan candidate for Congress from "your district?" The vote is: Republican SO.5% Democratic 49.5 Obviously, Congressional voting aentiment may be affected by cam- 'palgn arguments and appeals quite as much as the presidential race Itself, so that sentiment may change between now and November. Today's report Is a reflection only of the situation up to the end. of last week, when balloting in this survey was completed. G. O. P. Trend Seen In comparison -with other recent presidential'election years, the Republican percentage on Congress represents a marked, gain'. Tn '1940, the last presidential election year, G. O. P. candidates for the House polled an aggregate of 46 per cent of . the popular vote In 1936, the Republican figure was only 41 per cent, nnd In 1932 it was 43 per cent. The trend Is shown in the following table. Trend of Sentiment In Congressional Elections During Presidential Tears D«m. Rep. 1333 5T% 1936 59 41 1940 54 46 , Today ....; 49.5 50J5 Congressional elections held during years' when there is also a presidential race present a somewhat different pattern of sentiment from that, found in mid-term elections For one thing there is always a jnarH?4. sUtfcrsnes in turnout, the turnout In the South being especially low in- mid-term- years. The chief difference between mid-term and .-presidential year Congressiona elections consists of the fact thai . the turnout In Southern states Is ^much • larger during presidenUa years, thus raising, the Democratic percentage of. the vote by severa 1 points without 'Increasing the number of seats going to Democrats in the House. Hence, no fair comparison can be mode between today's results anc the results of the last mid-term TREND OF SENTIMENT IN CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS DURINd PRESIDENTIAL YEARS The trend line indicates the percentage of people voting for Republican or Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives. 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