POLITICAL NOTES: The Man Who (Contd.)

After all the ups-and-downs counting of the 1958 elections, the Gallup poll this week found Democrats favoring a party leader who had barely participated in the campaign. Indeed, Two-Time Loser Adlai Stevenson's following increased impressively over last June, when the pollsters took a pre-election look at 1960 presidential preference. The leaders, then and now, among Democratic voters:

JUNE NOW

Stevenson 23% 29%

Senator John Kennedy 19% 23%

Senator Estes Kefauver 16% 11%

Senator Lyndon Johnson 12% 6%

Senator Stuart Symington 4% 5%

Governor G. Mennen Williams 2% 5%

Governor...

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