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Republican Campaign / Delegates #44532

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 23, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford's campaign committee claims enough votes to win nomination on 1st ballot.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [Ford Committee James BAKER - says Ford campaign counts 1135 delegates for Ford.] Hawaii Senator Hiram Fong gave 15 votes to Ford; Hawaii delegates will still go to convention uncommitted. [BAKER - says doubts delegates will change their votes after they've taken public positions.] Ford delegate searchers told not to take anything for granted.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Ronald Reagan supporters say 1140 delegates committed to Reagan.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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