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Campaign 1976 / New Hampshire Primary / Democrats #41911

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter wins New Hampshire Democratic primary with 30% vote; 24% for Representative Morris Udall; 16% for Senator Birch Bayh; 11% for Fred Harris and 9% for Sargent Shriver. Votes shown.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Carter says he'll get president nomination on 1st ballot. (BAYH- congratulates Carter; says he'll see him in Massachusetts.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Boston, Massachusetts) Carter campaigns in Massachusetts. [CARTER - says doesn't have a lot of money for Massachusetts campaign but has momentum. Democrats want someone who cam unite cntry.] There'll be more pressure on Carter now.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report on Udall's showing.

(New Hampshire) Udall beat other liberals in race and beat Bayh worse than Carter beat him. He'll begin running against Carter.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Cambridge, Massachusetts) [UDALL - says Carter says he's only for voluntary busing. Carter telling minorities he's not with them.] Moderates: Senator Henry Jackson, Governor Milton Shapp and Governor George Wallace running against Carter in Massachusetts.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Carter recs. 13 delegates to Democrat conv.; Udall recs. 4.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Report on Bayh's campaign.

(Boston, Massachusetts) Bayh campaigns at construction site. Bayh must do better than 3rd place here. [BAYH - says thought we did well in New Hampshire after only 4 mos. campaigning. Will be stronger here and in New York.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Harris hoped for 3rd place but received 4th. Shriver says he's encouraged by his 9%; looks for better showing in Massachusetts. Of write-in votes, Senator Hubert H. Humphrey received 6%; 1% for Senator Jackson and part of 1% for Senator Edward Kennedy. Anti-abortion candidate, Ellen McCormack, received 1% of vote. Federal Election Commission (FEC) says she's eligible for federal matching campaign funds.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Gibson, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry

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