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Campaign '88 / Iowa / Democrats / Voter Turnout #561030

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 06, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung ) Linking of voter turnout and weather featured; scenes shown. Representative Richard Gephardt's constituency detailed. [Iowa Democratic party chairperson Bonnie CAMPBELL - says party expects record turnout.] ["Des Moines Register" poll director Ann SELZER - says Gephardt hoping for big turnout.] Scrambling of other Democrats for same group of supporters noted; campaign scenes shown. Constituency of Senator Paul Simon noted. [SIMON - calls self Harry Truman- Hubert Humphrey style Democrat] Expected numbers for Governor Michael Dukakis given. [SELZER - comments on Dukakis.] Support for Jesse Jackson noted. [CAMPBELL - says usually someone does better than expected in Iowa; suggests surprise from Bruce Babbitt.] Chances of Gary Hart mentioned. Impt. of weather reiterated.

Chung, Connie

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