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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Electoral college reported officially electing Ronald Reagan over Walter Mondale today. [Elector Dorothy CLIFTON (sic) - -announces outcome.] [Ohio ELECTOR - announces Reagan's win.] [Minnesota ELECTOR - registers Mondale's vote.] Electoral college's history reviewed; past glitches with Rutherford B. Hayes and Benjamin Harrison recalled. [DC board of elecs. Edward NORTON - announces Mondale's win in DC.] Constitution's omission of popular vote noted.
REPORTER: Jim Wooten
- Jennings, Peter;
- Wooten, Jim
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