THE CAMPAIGN: Starting Position

The starting positions in the 1952 presidential race were established this week, as well as they will ever be established, by Pollster George Gallup. In his first post-convention poll, Gallup asked: "If the presidential election were being held today, which political party would you like to see win . . . ?" The results:

Republican 45%

Democratic 43%

Undecided .... .12%

Then he asked a more specific question: ". . . Which candidate would you like to see win—the Republican candidate, Eisenhower, or the Democratic candidate, Stevenson?" Results:

Eisenhower 47 %

Stevenson 41...

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