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Los Angeles Mayoral Race / Polls #5438

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 28, 1969
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(Studio) Sam Yorty confounds pollsters by winning election over Cnclman. Thomas Bradley.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Los Angeles, California) Nearly 80% turnout. [YORTY - tells supporters it's their city.] [BRADLEY - tried to run democrat campaign.] Bradley concedes at noon. [BRADLEY - cites key difference as appeal to racial prejudices. Won't give up.] Yorty appeals to white middle class American
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

(DC) Election set-back for liberal Democrats and Republicans and pollsters. Don M. Muchmore's poll showed Bradley 53%; Yorty 36%. Results: Bradley 47%; Yorty 53%. Error 25%. Muchmore says racial aspect difficult to analyze.
REPORTER: Bill Lawrence

(Studio) People don't always tell pollsters truth.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Brannigan, Bill;
Lawrence, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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