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Campaign 2002: Election Night #713837

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush’s campaign stops over the last five days and numbers of elections and propositions being decided tonight reviewed; CBS News estimate cited of wins needed by Republicans to gain control of the Senate; scenes shown of Bush after voting in Crawford, Texas, of Walter Mondale in St. Paul, Minnesota, and of Jeb Bush in Coral Gables, Florida.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Likely results of the battles for control of the House and Senate predicted; details given of the effect of redistricting in 2000 and of possible lawsuits contesting the results of Senate races in South Dakota, Minnesota and New Hampshire.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) Republicans’ views on the outcome of the elections presented; details given of Bush’s campaigning efforts. [Presidential pollster Matthew DOWD†- says he expects history to be made.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Miami: Byron Pitts) Election day in Florida featured; scenes shown of gubernatorial candidates Bill McBride and Jeb Bush at the polls. [McBRIDE - comments on voter turnout.] [BUSH – comments on the new voting machines.] [VOTER – says the machines are an improvement.] [Center for Democracy Allen WEINSTEIN†- says this has been a problem-free election.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Lesley Stahl) The ten women running for governor profiled; campaign ads shown; scenes shown of several of the women campaigning. [Michigan gubernatorial candidate Jennifer GRANHOLM†- campaigns.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Bob McNamara) Negative campaigning in Texas by gubernatorial candidates Tony Sanchez† and Rick Perry† and by senatorial candidates John Cornyn† and Ron Kirk† featured; campaign ads shown. [SANCHEZ – say Perry is a liar.] [PERRY – says Sanchez has delivered a nasty campaign.] [Political scientist Cal JILLSON†- comments on the gubernatorial candidates.] An error prompting the recounting of votes in Ft. Worth noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ed Bradley) The results of a CBS News poll of likely voters on factors affecting their choices presented.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Complete election results on the CBS Website noted.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Roberts, John;
Pitts, Byron;
Stahl, Lesley;
McNamara, Bob;
Bradley, Ed
Duration:
00:12:30

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