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Campaign 1976 / 6 Primaries / Candidates #246107

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 25, 1976
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(Studio) CBS predicts Jimmy Carter will win Kentucky Democratic primary. With 10% of precincts in, Carter received 52% of vote; 15% for Ellen McCormack; 14% for George Wallace, and 11% for Representative Morris Udall. With 10% of Republican vote in, President Ford leads Ronald Reagan 51%-46%. "CBS-New York Times" poll in Oregon shows California Governor Edmund (Jerry) Brown Junior recing. substantial number of write-in votes. Oregon race is between Brown, Carter and Senator Frank Church. There are four more primaries in Tennessee, Arkansas, Idaho and Nevada. Reagan needs to win all 6 states to gain lead on President Ford. Carter needs 50 delegates to place him beyond halfway mark for enough delegates to win president nomination. Missouri chooses 54 delegates in district convs. Carter's strength is in southern states. He faces Church in Idaho, Brown in Nevada and both in Oregon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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