POLLS: Rock in the Road

Checking last spring on the 1960 presidential preferences of Republican voters, the Gallup poll found Vice President Richard Nixon the far-and-away leader, with 64% against only 9% for the runner-up, California's Senator William Knowland. Checking again last week, in the wake of the 1958 elections, the pollsters found a far more imposing Nixon roadblock in New York's Governor-elect Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller. The new listing:

Nixon 51%

Rockefeller 31%

Henry Cabot Lodge 6%

Harold Stassen 4%

Others, No opinion 8%

Equally significant, between the two leaders the survey showed Rockefeller actually ahead of...

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