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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / The Vote #112676

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 30, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Flurry of television ads. urging people to vote noted. Report introduced.

(Alexandria, Virginia: Cokie Roberts) Efforts to get out the vote on eve of elec. reported; scenes shown from television ads. and from campaign trail. [Committee for Study of American Electorate spokesperson Curtis GANS - says voting percentage will fall.] Map shown of voter participation since 1960. [League of Women Voters president Nancy NEUMAN - says voting makes you feel part of the process.] Reasons why people don't vote noted. [Pol. analyst Ruy TEIXEIRA - discusses nonvoters.] Rel. of this campaign and voters noted. [NEUMAN - says people like the two whales better than the cands.] [TEIXEIRA - says nonvoters would not change outcome if they voted.] Voting demographics examined.

Donaldson, Sam;
Roberts, Cokie

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