National Affairs: Pulse: Steady

Just before President Eisenhower's heart attack, Pollster George Gallup checked the nation's political pulse, found that for the presidency the voters stood:

For Eisenhower 59%

For Adlai Stevenson 37%

Undecided 4%

After some talk that Ike's illness might have caused many voters to change their minds, Gallup checked again, this week reported his new findings:

For Eisenhower 58%

For Stevenson 39%

Undecided 3%


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