THE CAMPAIGN: September Poll

THE CAMPAIGN September Poll

The Gallup poll last week found Dwight Eisenhower pulling ahead of Adlai Stevenson. The pollers asked voters: "If the presidential election were being held today, which political party . . . would you like to see win?" The results:

Republican 51%

Democratic 43%

Undecided 6%

This is a gain of 3% for the Republicans and a loss of 3% for the Democrats since Gallup took the first poll on the question three weeks earlier. The Republican lead, however, is not as great as the lead Gallup gave Tom Dewey at the corresponding point of the 1948 presidential campaign.

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