National Affairs: Hurja Poll

Dr. George Horace Gallup, punditical pollster of public opinion, last week received at his home in Princeton, N. J. a postcard asking him to choose among the ten leading Presidential candidates. It was from Emil Edward Hurja, the sly, plump ex-newspaperman from Michigan and Alaska who used to dope elections expertly for the Democratic National Committee and now operates his own "political analyst" office in Washington, D. C. for business clients. Mr. Hurja quizzed 149,999 persons besides Dr. Gallup—some in every U. S. county—by postcard and personal interview. Leaders in his poll were Mr. Hurja's Democratic friend, John Nance Garner...

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