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1984 Vote / Elec. #88013

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 06, 1984
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(Studio) Current number Senator seats held by Republicans and Democrats noted. Outcome of Kentucky Senate race between Walter Huddleston and Mitch McConnell, New Hampshire contest with Gordon Humphrey and Norman D'Amours reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Important Senate races discussed; North Carolina's between Jesse Helms and James Hunt, Illinois's with Charles Percy and Paul Simon, Iowa's between Roger Jepsen and Tom Harkin, Tennessee's contest for Howard Baker's seat between Albert Gore, Junior, and Victor Ashe, West Virginia race for Jennings Randolph's seat between Jay Rockefeller and John Raese.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) Democrat's historical control of House noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Factors underlying Republican efforts to gain House seats discussed. Representatives Robert Michel and Thomas O'Neill mentioned. Significant races examined: North Carolina's Ike Andrews versus Bill Cobey, Michigan's race between Tom Ritter and Bob Carr, NYC's Bill Green versus Andy Stein.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Reagan's effort to influence Congress races recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Consequences of possible Republican gain in House discussed; 1972 race between Richard Nixon and George McGovern, Dwight Eisenhower's race against Adlai Stevenson in 1956 recalled. Republican campaigns. against Tip O'Neill compared to Democrat efforts against Herbert Hoover.
REPORTER: George Will

(Studio) Projections for gubernatorial victories of New Hampshire's John Sununu and Indiana's Robert Orr (against Wayne Townsend) reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Gibson, Charles;
Jennings, Peter;
Vanocur, Sander;
Will, George

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