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Election / Polls #738

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 04, 1968
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(Studio) Louis Harris poll gives Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey 43%; Richard Nixon 40%; George Wallace 13%, and 4% undecided. Harris and Gallup both report population vote not electoral votes. ABC survey shows Nixon with electoral lead.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Pollsters had Nixon in lead; now consider election too close to call. ABC projection: Nixon with 278 votes in 28 states; Humphrey 110 votes in 8 states and DC; George Wallace 39 votes in 4 states and 111 votes doubtful in 10 states. 270 needed to win. Humphrey must cut into Nixon's hard-core strength to win. If Nixon loses more ground, Wallace can bargain for deal to keep decision out of House where Democrats have better chance.
REPORTER: Bill Lawrence

Lawrence, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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