POLITICAL NOTES: Leading the Pack

For a long time Pollster George Gallup was one of the few people in the U.S. to believe Adlai Stevenson's statements that he would not run again for President, consequently kept Stevenson's name off the Gallup poll of 1960 Democratic presidential possibilities. It would, the pollsters said, only distort the count for the real candidates. But Gallup heard so much Stevenson talk that he put him back on, last week put out a report that showed Stevenson at the head of the pack with 23%. The contenders, and their changes in standing since last November:


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