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Election 1974 #232190

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 1974
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(Studio) On basis of projected returns, Democrat Wendell Ford defeats incumbent Kentucky Senator Marlow Cook. Actual tabulated votes revealed. As election day ends, signs point to significant Democrat gains in all elections. Voter turnout heavier than expected. Mike Wallace, Roger Mudd, Dan Rather, Lesley Stahl to be on hand to report election returns.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Connecticut gubernatorial seat likely to go to Democrat Ella Grasso. In New York, Republican Jacob Javits seemingly turns back Democrat Ramsey Clark. Democrat Hugh Carey also picked to win New York govship. over Malcolm Wilson.
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(Studio) Cook makes remarks after losing Kentucky Senate seat to Ford. 4th district congress race in Kentucky to be watched closely. Republican incumbent Gene Snyder seems ahead right now. Florida Senate race between Democrat Richard Stone and Republican Jack Eckerd. In Arkansas, Representative Wilbur Mills trying for reelection; seeks exoneration for "Argentine firecracker" escapade.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Voter turnout in Mid. West high. Incumbent IN Senator Birch Bayh opposed by Richard Lugar.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) California gubernatorial candidate, Houston Flournoy, seems to be closing gap between himself and Democrat Edward Brown. In Arizona gubernatorial race, Republican Jack (Russ) Williams rallies against Democrat Raul Castro. Nevada Senate race close; Republican Paul Laxalt catches up with Democrat Harry Reid.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) 10% of IN vote tabulated; Bayh slightly ahead of Lugar. In 6 states, polls already closed. At 1 precinct in Lakeview, ME, voters go for independent candidate for governor
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley;
Wallace, Mike

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