If California is a leading indicator of trends, as is so often the case, Ross Perot may be running into trouble with some of his strongest supporters. A recent Field Poll finds that the Texan remains personally popular with the 21% of Californians who voted for him in last fall's Presidential election: 83% of Perot voters say they still like him. But only 38% agree that "what Perot is now saying or doing will help in solving the country's problems," down from 72% in May. And about one-quarter of Perot's 1992 voters say they would not be inclined to vote for him if he runs again in 1996.

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