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(Studio) White House has developed new ideas with regard to getting voters out.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(DC) President Carter to suggest changes in election laws to Congress; new plans drawn up by Vice President Mondale and staff and based on laws in Minnesota and Wisconsin where valid Idaho allows 1 to register and vote. [WI board of elections chairperson David ADAMANY - notes rise in voting rate since 1972. Says not clear that Democrats or Republicans will benefit from new laws; cites Ford beating Carter in some areas of Wisconsin as example] Proposals for election law changes include modifying electoral college, federal money for Senator and House races and modifying Hatch Act.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
- Dean, Morton;
- Pierpoint, Robert
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