Nation: Polls

Pollster Sam Lubell, conducting a door-to-door survey of eleven Michigan precincts, found that one of every five voters who went for Democratic Governor John Swainson in 1960 now plans to support Republican George Romney. Those figures, if projected, would indicate a sizable Romney victory. But a new Detroit News poll reported that Romney's lead over Swainson was narrowing, now stood at a breathless 49.7% to 49.5%.

— California's Field poll, surveying the gubernatorial race between Republican Dick Nixon and Democrat Pat Brown, cautiously concluded that either could lose. With Brown ahead in northern California and Nixon leading slightly in populous southern counties,...

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