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Electoral Vote #18910

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 1972
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(Studio) Mbrs. electoral college meet in state capitals and go through formality of making Nixon's reelection official.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Springfield, Illinois) Electors meet in office Secretary of State John Lewis. [Mtg. chairperson William IVES - announces 26 votes for Nixon.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Boston, Massachusetts) McGovern-Shriver ticket won in Massachusetts, and electors cast 14 votes for Democratic ticket. John McCormick attends meeting
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

(Studio) In Virginia, Roger McBride casts vote for John Hospers, candidate of Libertarian party Feels Nixon putting too many regulations on Americans
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Brannigan, Bill;
Matney, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:40

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