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Campaign 1976 / Illinois Primary / Pecatonica #42229

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 16, 1976
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(Studio) Illinois primary held today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley voted early. Illinois weather noted.
REPORTER: HR (narrates)

(Decatur, Illinois) 4 Democrats and 2 Republicans running. Convention delegates selected separately. Favorite son candidate Senator Adlai Stevenson expected to win enough representatives to give Daley good bargaining position at Democratic Convention Ronald Reagan doesn't expect to beat President Ford. Report on Pecatonica vote.
REPORTER: HR (narrates)

(Pecatonica, Illinois) Voters express interest in election. [Election judge Robert DOTY - says voters seem to be jumping party lines more.] [WOMAN - feels Carter can bring honesty into government] [2nd WOMAN - hopes Reagan wins.] [MAN - don't see need for president change.] [3rd WOMAN - says she wrote in Hubert H. Humphrey.] [4th WOMAN - says vote doesn't count because they pick whoever they want to at conv.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry

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