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Election 1976 / House and Senate Races / California Senate Race #243611

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 03, 1976
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(Studio) Report on balance of power in House and Senate; Democrats retain lead. In Senate races, Democrats Hartke of IN, McGee of Wyoming, Montoya of New Mexico and Moss of Utah lost as did Republicans Beall of MD, Brock of Tennessee, Buckley of New York and Taft of Ohio. Also losing was first termer Democrat John Tunney of California.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Dr. S.I. Hayakawa wins California Senate seat over Tunney. [TUNNEY - says Hayakawa's campaign approach successful.] [HAYAKAWA - says he'll get some rest first; says win helped by anti-DC feeling in country; says election probably confirms California's penchant for offbeat politics.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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