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Republican Campaign / Delegate Battle / Counts #489214

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 23, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford's campaign organization says he has 1135 delegate votes. Ron Reagan's organization recently said he had 1140 delegates.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Senator Hiram Fong's Hawaii votes put Ford over top. [Ford campaign committee James BAKER - says Ford organization gives names and addresses to reporters when conversions announced. Will believe Ford delegates converted to Reagan side when names and addresses reported] Ford to see Maine and Pennsylvania delegations at White House next week and may visit Mississippi.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) Reagan spokesperson says Ford count is inaccurate. Neither NBC, Associated Press or UPI puts Ford or Reagan over the top. It is impossible for both men to be over 1130 required.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Berger, Marilyn;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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