The last of the 1,206 Republican Convention delegates were chosen this week. An Illinois state convention chose ten delegates-at-large, all for Taft. This brought the Illinois score to Taft 59, Eisenhower 1. Puerto Rico, which had been expected to go for Taft, exploded with a factional fight. Both groups agreed on one delegate, each elected two others. All are publicly uncommitted and uninstructed.
Despite claims from both camps, neither Taft nor Ike is within a hundred votes of the 604 needed to nominate. At week's end the votes stood:
Pennsylvania's 55 uncommitted...