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New Hampshire Senate Race / Background Report #240021

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 16, 1975
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(Studio) 6 mos. after election, New Hampshire still doesn't have Senator
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Raymond, New Hampshire) Votes recounted again and again; different candidate won each time. Finally Senator Rules Committee asked to figure out matter. Republican Louis Wyman wants new election. [WYMAN - thinks New Hampshire voters should Vote again.] [Democrat John DURKIN - wants Senator to decide matter.] New Hampshire voters more and more frustrated. Raymond voters decide to hold new election tomorrow, although they know it has no validity. [Governor Meldrim THOMSON - wants new elections held in New Hampshire; Senator has no right to make this important state decision.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Schieffer, Bob

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