DEMOCRATS: Off-Year Roll Call

From the 1,641 delegates to the 1952 Democratic National Convention, Adlai Stevenson received 273 votes on the first roll call, 617½ on the third and deciding ballot. On the sound theory that the 1952 delegates, many of whom will be back in Chicago next year, form a significant bloc of political opinion, the Chicago Daily News recently polled them about 1956 prospects, received answers from 36%. Chief finding: although a big majority believes that Stevenson will win the nomination, only two out of five list him as their personal choice.

Asked to name the most likely winner, the delegates voted:...

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