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Election 1968 / Returns #440938

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 1968
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(Studio) NBC projects Richard Nixon winner when Illinois votes go to him. With 94% votes in, Nixon has 29,726,409 and 43%; Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey has 29,677,152 and 43%; George Wallace 9,291,807 and 13%, and 96,294 for others. Nixon has 287 electoral votes and 30 states; Humphrey 166 votes and 13 states; Wallace 45 votes and 5 states with 40 undecided from 3 states.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Studio) 1 of closest elections ever. New York President vote shown with 99% in. 96% of Michigan in; figures shown. 98% Ohio vote shown. 96% California vote shown. 91% Texas vote shown. 94% Missouri vote shown. 92% Pennsylvania vote shown. 95% Illinois vote shown.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Huntley, Chet

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