Special to the New York Times:
DETROIT, Oct. 21, 1962 -- George Romney, Republican candidate for Governor of Michigan, has a 4.7 percentage point lead over Gov. John B. Swainson, who is seeking re-election, the latest poll of The Detroit News shows.
The results, made public today, give Mr. Romney 52 per cent of the statewide vote, and Mr. Swainson 47.3 per cent. This is an increase of 4.5 per cent for Mr. Romney since the previous poll results published September 30. At that time Mr. Romney had 49.7 per cent and the Governor 49.5