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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 10, 1973, High Point, North Carolina The Harris Survey Ford leads gop Independent voters i by Louis Harris Gerald Ford has become the preferred candidate for president on Tine Republican ticket in 1916, according to a Survey of . And Independent seilers in a test of ten potential Republican nominees Ford emerged As the first Choice of 21 per cent followed by gov. Ronald Reagan in second place with 16 per cent and sen. Charles Percy third with la per cent. It is apparent from these results that substantial numbers a if the american people were pleased at the Prospect of Gerald Ford As the new vice among 17 dead Harris president and have become convinced he is qualified to succeed president Nixon in the White House. In his rapid Rise to the top Ford has dramatically demonstrated How suddenly political fortunes can be made and broken in today a volatile climate. Between nov. 13 and 16, a Cross Section of 1,497 households was surveyed of which the 723 who consider themselves republicans and independents were asked a there is a list of some of the people who have been mentioned As possible candidates for president on the Republican ticket in 1976. Hand respondent card if you had to choose right now who would be your first Choice for the Republican nomination for president in 1976?�?� re pub inde rep. Ii pen ind. Cans dents Gerald Ford Ronald Reagan Charles Percy Howard Baker John Connally Nelson Rockefeller Elliott Richardson Robert Taft James Buckley Lowell Weicker none or not sure 21 25 14 16 20 12 la to 13 to 8 la 9 8 to 4 8 2 3 i 2 18 13 21 six in family die in Accident by the associated press six members of a Kittrell family were killed sunday afternoon when their car collided with a freight train at a Rural crossing near their Vance county Home about 30 Miles North of Raleigh. The deaths pushed North Carolina s traffic fatality toll for the weekend to at least 17 and raised the states Highway death total for 1973to 1,761, the Highway patrol said. At the same time last year traffic accidents had killed 1,859, the patrol said. The Vance county sheriffs department listed the dead in the car Tram collision As Sidney Roberson. 16. Driver of the car his brother. Ricky Roberson 14. Diane Roberson 27, a Sisler in Law and her three children Steven 8, Scott. 7, and Suzanne 3. The car containing the victims collided with a southbound Seaboard coast line freight train about 12 35 p in. At a crossing about two Miles South of Kittrell authorities said. The car was dragged Between one half and three fourths of a mile witnesses said. None of the Tram cars or engine left the tracks. Kittrell has a population of about 400 and located almost Midway Between Raleigh and the North Carol a Virginia state line. In other weekend accidents two residents of it. I Salemburg were killed when a car left . 421 about eight Miles North of Clinton and struck a tree the dead were identified As Bobby Gene Arnett 42, the Driver and James Powell Warren 18, a passenger. A two car Headon collision in a driving rain near Shallotte killed the Drivers of both cars. They were Samuel Mckinley Lance 29, of it. I North Myrtle Beach s.c., and Willie Lewis Smith 31, of it. I Ash. Henry c. Hayes 38, of it. I Staley died when his car sideswiped another vehicle ran off the Road and struck a tree on . 64 near Siler City in Chatham county. An elderly Hamlet Man 72-year-old Harry a. Decover was killed when he was struck by a vehicle near his Home the patrol said. Charles Farmer 68, of Wilson was fatally injured when his car collided with another rent a Wurlitzer piano immediate delivery month Pearson in music co. 224 North Elm Greensboro him a Durham phone 885-5323 car at an intersection on . 301 three Miles North of Wilson. Other weekend victims and the counties in which they were killed included a Ivory c. Wiley 21, of it. I Snow Camp Chatham. A James c. Rowe it. 2, Wilson Wilson. A i Rry Graham 21, of it. I Ellerbe Richmond. A Furman f. Vann 31, of Freeland Brunswick. Ford runs stronger among republicans than among independents. But nonetheless runs ahead of the others with both groups of potential voters. Senators Percy Baker Buckley and former gov. Connally reverse this pattern and score better with independents than rank and file g. O. P. Voters. The Independent vote will be highly important for any Republican candidate to Appeal to since independents Are now More numerous in the country than republicans. Governors Reagan and Rockefeller do much better among the Republican faithful than among independents. Ford runs relatively Well among All groups but regionally leads by his widest margin in his native Midwest and in the South where any Republican must now do Well to Hope to win a National election. In the South he is ahead of Connally who is second and Reagan and Baker who follow in that order. Ford strength also tends to emerge in the Small town and Rural areas among voters 50 and Over among White Collar types with women More than men and with Middle income voters. Basically his pattern of Appeal is not dissimilar from that which president Nixon built up in the 1968 and 1972 elections. It is neither essentially a a conservative nor a Liberal a but rather is More representative of the Middle of Republican and Independent voter sentiment. This remarkable showing of Ford can be traced to the highly positive he created among the entire Public by his performances during the hearing Over his designation for the vice presidency a by 62 -15 per cent a majority gave him High Marks on his appearance before congressional committees. A on the eve of his scheduled confirmation a substantial 70 per cent favored his confirmation up from 61 per cent in october. A although 31 per cent preferred to withhold judgment by 50-19 per cent the remainder of the Public expressed the View that a if president Nixon were impeached and Ford were to become president he would be qualified to be a by 57 22 per cent a Clear majority of americans gave Gerald Ford potentially High Marks on his Likely performance in office As vice president. Clearly or. Ford established himself As a highly acceptable designed for the vice presidency. In the process he also convinced at least half the voters that he could serve As president if required. 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