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Election `77 #491677

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 09, 1977
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(Studio) Election results given, include Brendan Byrne reelected New Jersey governor, John Dalton chosen as Virginia governor, despite President Carter's campaigning for his opponent, Lyndon Johnson's son-in-law Charles Robb's election as Virginia lieutenant government and Ed Koch's election as New York City mayor. (Films shown.)
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Other election results given: defeat of antibusing figure Louise Day Hicks in Boston city council reelection bid and San Franciscans' election of acknowledged homosexual Harvey Milk as city supervisor. Ohio referendum with regard to schools noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Toledo, Ohio) Report on reopening of Toledo schools, after being closed due to lack of funds. Voters' approval of incrd. taxes to provide additional funds cited. [TV ANNOUNCER - announces returns with regard to tax levy.] [GIRL - will be glad to get back to school.] [TEACHER - announces spelling test.]
REPORTER: Eric Burns

(Studio) Results of referenda in Allegheny Cnty., Pennsylvania, with regard to pollution and steel ind. jobs; in Ohio, with regard to use of steel animal legtraps; in WA, with regard to porno shops; and in Miami, with regard to sale of beer at sports events in Orange Bowl cited. Election returns for Grant, Michigan, given; in complete write-in election, incumbent Mayor Fred Wilson is defeated and teacher Dale Joley elected.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Burns, Eric;
Chancellor, John

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