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Election Day #29442

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 1974
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(Studio) Election story just beginning to unfold.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Several House, Senator and gubernatorial seats at stake; number of available seats read. Republicans expected to do poorly; off-yr. election generally dull. IN Senate race exciting; incumbent Birch Bayh opposed by Richard Lugar. New York Senate race pits incumbent Jacob Javits against Ramsey Clark; Barbara Keating runs on conservative ticket. In Tennessee, Republican Lamar Alexander fights hard to win govship. over Democrat Ray Blanton.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Studio) Election to strengthen control of Democrats in House Special analysis prepared for ABC at University of Michigan suggests minimum Democrat gain of 42 seats in House Democrat landslide could make House veto-proof in theory. Representative Wilbur Mills likely to win reelection despite tidal basin incident.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) At 7:00 p.m. ABC to begin election coverage.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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