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Election 1976 / Returns / Voter Turnout #243463

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 02, 1976
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(Studio) CBS News estimate with regard to Carter win in Kentucky and Ford win in IN noted. Also noted are estimates with regard to former Indianapolis mayor Richard Lugar winning over Senator Vance Hartke for Senator and Governor Otis Bowen defeating challenger Larry Conrad. Turnout at polls heavy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Report on voter turnout in East. Turnout in New York and Massachusetts noted. [WOMAN - says turnout heaviest perhaps since 1 of Roosevelt elections.] [2nd WOMAN - says heavy turnout due to importance and closeness of election.]
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

(Atlanta, Georgia) Report on turnout in South; Miami, Florida and Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas noted. Texas secretary state Mark White estimates noted.
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron

(Chicago, Illinois) Report on turnout in Midwest; percentages in Cleveland, Ohio and Ohio in general, and in Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois noted. Michigan secretary state Richard Austin predictions for state noted.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

(Los Angeles, California) Report on turnout in West; voters from San Diego to Seattle and Los Angeles to Continental Divide turning out; numbers noted.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

(Studio) CBS poll of voters across nation noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Results of poll noted; shows election too close to call.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Aaron, Betsy;
Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy;
Fromson, Murray;
Kilpatrick, Jim;
Morton, Bruce

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