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Michigan Election / Student Vote #13110

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 29, 1971
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(Studio) Communities concerned with youth vote.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Mt. Pleasant, Michigan) Michigan Supreme Court ruled students at Central Michigan University can vote in town election. 3,700 of 10,000 students registered. 5,000 of 15,000 town residents registered. Election is for 2 city cmsnrs. 6 candidates up for election: 2 faculty wives, University professor, and 3 townspeople. 1 of incumbents is Mayor Paul Hubscher. Mtg. held on campus. Hubscher also runs sand and gravel business [HUBSCHER - says can't conceive of all students voting against me.] [Candidate and faculty wife Mrs. Carol SCHERER - says not so prejudiced against town that I can't go along with some of their ideas.] Student backed candidates may win; scares townspeople.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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