National Affairs: National Affairs, may 12, 1952


Republican candidates for the presidential nomination had one more delegate to worry about. As a result of a congressional redistricting, Mississippi's delegation to the Republican National Convention was increased from four to five. Last week's box score of delegates who are openly committed or who have formally announced their preferences:

REPUBLICANS (Total: 1,205; needed to nominate: 604):

Eisenhower 273

Taft 262

Stassen 23

Warren 7

MacArthur . . . 2

Not committed 160

Still to be chosen 479

DEMOCRATS (Total: 1,230; needed to nominate: 616):

Harriman... 92½

Kefauver... 48½

Kerr ... 32½


Russell ...17


Not committed... 233½

Still to be chosen 744


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