National Affairs: The Lead Changes

A month ago, when Pollster George Gallup asked Republican voters about their preference for President, Senator Taft led General Eisenhower 34% to 33%. This week Gallup announced the results of a new poll of Republicans taken just before the Nebraska and Wisconsin primaries. The score: Ike 37%, Taft 34%. Among Gallup's independent voters, Ike has extended his long lead over all Republican prospects; he has 50% of their vote, compared to 15% for Taft.

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