Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Kemp's Addition Doesn't Help Dole Much in Polls

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Kemp's Addition Doesn't Help Dole Much in Polls

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A national poll released Monday provided no early evidence of a Jack Kemp "bump" for Bob Dole's presidential prospects. But it did find support edging upward for Dole's choice of a running mate.

In its second wave of nightly tracking polls during Republican National Convention week, ABC News found President Bill Clinton leading Dole 56 percent to 36 percent among 1,006 registered voters interviewed Saturday and Sunday.

That was statistically unchanged from tracking done Friday and Saturday.

If anything, Dole's support may have slipped slightly from an ABC-Washington Post poll Aug. 1-5, before he announced his tax-cut plan and running mate. He trailed Clinton 55 percent to 40 percent then. The sampling-error margin was plus or minus 3 percentage points in that poll, 3.5 points in the new survey.

A Gallup Poll conducted Sunday for CNN and USA Today found Clinton and Vice President Al Gore leading Dole and Kemp by just 9 points, 53 percent to 44 percent. …

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