NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 02, 1972
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(Studio) President primaries held today in Alabama, DC, IN, Ohio. IN vote between Wallace and Humphrey; Ohio between McGovern and Humphrey. 170 polling places around Cleveland, Ohio, have difficulty with voting machines. Humphrey forces polling places to stay open late; McGovern calls for those ballots to be impounded.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Cleveland, Ohio) Voting was to have started at 6:30 a.m. At one place voting machines arrive at 8:00 a.m. - trucking company delivered them late. At another poll, no outlets available to plug in machines. Humphrey went to Federal court for order to keep polls open.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins
(Studio) Complexities of legal actions could delay count of Ohio vote.
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