National Affairs: FIGHT FOR THE STATE HOUSES

Of the nation's state houses (34 occupied by Democrats, 16 by Republicans), 27 by law are due next month for either new tenants or for extensions of the old leases. Among this year's liveliest races:

Arizona. Go-Getter Democrat Lee Ackerman, 39, a Missouri-born real estate millionaire, is running a well-organized middle-of-the-road campaign against Republican Incumbent Paul Fannin, 53, wealthy Phoenix gas distributor. Zesty Democrat Ackerman could win unless Nixon carries Arizona by enough of a landslide to bring his ticket along with him.

Illinois. Democrat Otto Kerner, 52, a matinee-idol Cook County (Chicago) judge...

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