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Election `78 #496933

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 07, 1978
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(Studio) Coverage of off-year elecs. held today noted. Earlier predictions of low voter turnout reported
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Weather conditions throughout country for election day described; conditions in Chicago and Atlanta noted. Weather satellite reported to show clouds only over South and Ohio Valley; rain in extreme northw. mentioned. Predictions of one of lowest turnouts since World War II and possibility that predictions will be wrong stated; reasons given. Tight races in some states said to be pulling cards for more voters to come to polls; exs. given are: Senator Edward Brooke, Senator Charles Percy, California Governor Jerry Brown, and New York Governor Hugh Carey.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) NBC News projection that Senator Walter Huddleston, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, will win 2nd term reported Details given about public opinion poll being conducted by NBC with voters as they leave polls. Early indications from poll that many voters blame Congress for inflation outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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