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California Primary #32190

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 05, 1974
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(Studio) Results of yesterday's primaries in 8 states seem to prove Americans want change in pols. California's gubernatorial race upset by Watergate overtones.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) Houston Flournoy wins Republican gubernatorial nomination over Lieutenant Governor Edward Reinecke. Reinecke indicted for lying to Senate committee about ITT. [REINECKE - says he'll resolve indictment problem in Washington, DC before making plans for future.] California also passes Proposition 9, legislature aimed at reforming campaign financial laws. [FLOURNOY - says he'll live by provisions of Proposition 9, although he didn't support reform plan.] Edmund Brown Junior wins Democratic nomination for governor Brown fought hard for passage of Proposition 9. [BROWN - believes people discontent with campaign laws as proved by yesterday's vote.]
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Studio) In California's 6th congress district, trend broken. Democrat John Burton elected to congress seat.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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