National Affairs: Back from the Grave

Long after most congressional votes around the country had been counted and analyzed. House seats in three scattered districts still hung in balance. Last week, as the tabulation in each shifted from home votes to stacks of absentee ballots, incumbent Congressmen who seemed doomed to defeat were hoisted back into their seats on the shoulders of servicemen, students and traveling constituents. Items:

¶ In New Jersey's 13th District, incumbent Democrat Alfred D. Sieminski, 45, trailed Republican Norman Roth by 149 votes after his district's 282 voting machines had been counted. But Sieminski won 637 absentee votes to Roth's 431, finally edged...

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