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Campaign `78 / Arkansas and North Carolina Primaries / California Property Tax Vote #499087

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1978
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(Studio) Report on outcome of primaries in Arkansas and North Carolina. Arkansas Governor David Pryor's upcoming runoff with Representative Jim Guy Tucker for Democratic senate nomination, for seat held by late Senator John McClellan, stated. North Carolina state insurance cmnsr. John Ingram's win over Luther Hodges, Junior, in Democratic senate contest to choose candidate to face Senator Jesse Helms in fall. Indications that California voters will pass controversial Proposition 13 to limit property taxes in voting next week mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Reaction of Los Angeles Cnty. residents to recent reassessment of property noted. [WOMAN - states reaction.] Is noted that this gained many supporters for Prop. 13, so much so that state's pols. now concede Prop. 13 will win. [Republican governor candidate Ken MADDY - says Prop. 13 has won.] Maddy's opposition to measure, as well as that of Governor Jerry Brown, who also admits probable passage of it, reported [BROWN - calls this greatest financial problem to be faced by state government since Great Depression.] Other details of issue outlined.
REPORTER: Don Harris

Chancellor, John;
Harris, Don

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