POLITICAL NOTES: Who's for Whom, Aug. 19, 1957

Just nine months after the smothering he got as Adlai Stevenson's running mate, durable Carey Estes Kefauver, 54, is the Democrat first in the hearts of his fellow Democrats for the 1960 presidential nomination, the Gallup poll reported last week. The order of Gallup-poll preference for 1960 (Adlai Stevenson, who has bowed out, was not listed) :

Tennessee's Kefauver ...29%

Massachusetts' Senator John Kennedy..23%

Texas' Senator Lyndon Johnson... 8%

Tennessee's Governor Frank Clement.... 6%

Missouri's Senator StuartSymington. . . 5%

Minnesota's Senator Hubert Humphrey. . 5%

Michigan's Governor G. Mennen Williams... 4%

Maine's Governor Edmund Muskie ...2%

Buried in ninth place among "others" was...

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