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Campaign `80 / Illinois Primary #64593

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 1980
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(Studio) Voter turnout in Illinois today noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) Importance of Illinois primary said understood by voters; details given, films shown. John Anderson television commercial shown; Republican delegate selection process noted. [WOMAN - comments.] campaigning. efforts by Nancy Reagan mentioned, shown. [Ronald REAGAN - comments on Illinois situation.] Edward Kennedy, supported by Mayor Jane Byrne, said apparently not succeeding here; apparent impact of Anderson's appeal to crossover voters mentioned.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Illinois) Hillsboro, Illinois, featured; Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" mentioned; role of Montgomery Cnty. as former "bellwether" county examined. [Mr. BLISS - recalls Gallup poll crew's invasion of county and cnty.'s reversal of poll result in following election] Cnty.'s attitude towards President Carter and voting procedure examined. [WOMAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) Special report on today's primary announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Miller, Ron;
Reynolds, Frank;
Vanocur, Sander

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