In Indiana, War And Economy Have Red State Thinking Blue
Disillusioned with President Bush’s handling of the war, the economy and immigration, nearly half of likely voters in Indiana appear poised to buck 40 years of tradition and vote for a Democratic presidential ticket — if it includes Sen. Evan Bayh, according to a new Indianapolis Star-WTHR (Channel 13) poll. Nearly three-quarters of those surveyed said the nation is headed in the wrong direction and only 28 percent approved of George W. Bush’s performance as president. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points for all respondents and plus or minus 4.6 percentage points for likely voters. It was conducted by telephone Nov. 13-16.