National Affairs: Who's for Whom

¶ Pennsylvania Republicans, voting in the state's popularity contest presidential primary, gave Vice President Richard Nixon a whopping 949,000 votes: the total will probably top President Eisenhower's 1956 primary record (952,000) when the slow tally is finished. Nixon was the only candidate with his name printed on the ballot but did not campaign in the state.

¶ Pennsylvania Democrats gave Jack Kennedy a handsome 173,000 write-in votes, three times the combined totals of all other candidates. But Pennsylvania's Democratic Governor David Lawrence, a Roman Catholic who doubts Co-Religionist Kennedy's chances, pooh-poohed the...

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