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Electoral Vote #198820

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 1968
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(Studio) Results unofficial still, but Richard Nixon elected President Electoral vote shown. One Nixon elector switches vote to George Wallace. Ohio report follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Columbus, Ohio) Electors vote then eat lunch. [Ralph PERK - swears in electors.] Procedure explained. [CHRMN. - explains procedure.] [Ohio Secretary STATE - announces Nixon and Agnew votes.]
REPORTER: Richard O'Brien

(Studio) In Illinois process same, but atmosphere not so formal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Springfield, Illinois) [ELECTOR - predicts his vote.] Procedure explained. [ELECTOR - speaks of being paid.] [ELECTOR - announces results.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
O'Brien, Richard;
Plante, Bill

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