This Day in Georgia History
October 29, 1976
Carter Campaigned in Pennsylvania, Ohio
Jimmy Carter, campaigning in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Toledo, Ohio, blamed the nation’s failing economy on President Ford’s republican administration. With seven of the top eleven economic indicators worsening, Carter said this “makes a mockery of all the Ford admoinistration claims about economic recovery.” Meanwhile a Louis Harris nationwide poll showed Carter’s lead down to one percentage point.