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Campaign 1976 / Maryland and Michigan / Democrats / Delegates #488338

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 19, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter beats Representative Morris Udall by 2,000 votes in Michigan. Carter received 44% of vote; 43% for Udall; and 7% for George Wallace.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Carter shown last night. [CARTER - says will get nomination on 1st ballot.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Portland, OR) Carter campaigns in Oregon and NV. [CARTER - says will have 1000 delegates by next week] Carter's delegate count differs from NBC's; he claims his is more realistic. Carter to build his delegate total.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Udall cancels his Oregon campaign but will run in other primaries.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) [UDALL - says "oh, what a night in `Motown'."]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Aboard plane) Udall flies to Ohio and Kentucky.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Louisville, Kentucky) [UDALL - doesn't think nominations will go to Brown or Church. Believes his own chances next best to Carter.] Udall says delegates are most important; aide says winning is most important.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Studio) California Governor Edmund (Jerry) Brown Junior defeats Carter in Maryland 49%-37%. NBC poll shows voters regarded Brown as political of the bosses but some voted for him for not being typical political He received more anti-DC votes than Carter, yet received lots of federal worker votes. Brown won college, young and blue-collar vote.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Portland, OR) 3000 attend Brown rally in rain. Brown opens write-in campaign for the Oregon primary. [BROWN - says many can write in his name if many will come out in the rain. Quotes Bible with regard to late start and asks voters for a chance.]
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Studio) Brown didn't receive any Maryland delegates because he entered contest late. Carter has total of 683 delegates; 257 for Udall; 211 for Senator Henry Jackson; 140 for George Wallace, and 317 uncommitted. Carter's delegate possibilities by convention time noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Davis, Rick;
Hager, Robert;
Quinn, Charles
Duration:
00:06:20

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