Signs of the Times
"I was in Parsons, Kansas working on the newspaper. It was my first phone bank. Three of us called the entire city phone directory urging them to vote for McGovern. We didn't bother to keep a list of favorables because among the three of us we knew them all. It was Dole country, even then. " In 1972, George McGovern lost every state with the exception of Massachusetts.
Living in Charlottesville must suit Nila. In the most recent election, Nila elected a straight Democratic slate:
PRESIDENT: Bill Clinton (D) 7,916; Bob Dole (R) 4,091.
SENATE: Mark Warner (D) 7,424; John Warner (R) 5,255.
HOUSE: Virgil Goode (D) 7,882; George Landrith (R) 3,643; George R. "Tex" Wood (I) 554.