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two-fifths of the voters already prefer candidate x. if he took money from a political action committee to buy television time, a third of those who do not now prefer him would be convinced to vote for him. But he would los the support of a fifth of those who support him. If he takes the money, will he win the election, and, what will his shares of the vote be?

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