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Election 1968 / Senate / House / Governors / Trends #440930

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 1968
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(Studio) 1% precincts in. Figures shown.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) 34 Senator seats involved in election. 23 now held by Democrats; 11 by Republicans NBC projects Robert Dole to win in Kansas over William L. Robinson. Senators George Aiken and Russell Long unopposed. Marlow Cook leads Katherine Peden in Kentucky.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) 37 Democrats and 8 Republicans have no opposition in House election. Well-known returnees, Wilbur Mills, Wright Patman and Mendel Rivers. Texas has 11 unopposed; Georgia 7, Massachusetts 4 and Mississippi 4. Chart shows Democrat and Republican figures in House Chance House could choose next President
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

(Studio) 13 of 21 state legislature Democrat controlled. 21 Govs. to be elected. Some popular Democrat govs. not running. Believed voters will vote against Democratic candidates because unhappy with President Johnson. Democrat Robert Docking ahead of Rick. Harman in Kansas governor's race. Republican Walter River Peterson ahead of Emile River Bussiere in New Hampshire. Democrats could lose 6-8 govs.

(Studio) 75 million may vote. True strength and location of Wallace movement will be determined. To see how blacks voted and check on democrat coalition. Voting patterns to be determined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
McGee, Frank;
Newman, Edwin;
Vanocur, Sander

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