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Electoral College / Reform #921

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon officially elected.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Bethesda, Maryland) Mrs. Esther Commoner featured. [COMMONER - notes controversy with regard to electoral college.]

(Annapolis, Maryland) Commoner goes to Annapolis to vote officially. [COMMONER - casts vote for Hubert Humphrey.] [Birch BAYH - wants electoral reform, popular vote.] Bayh takes issue to campuses. [BAYH - speaks against electoral college procedure.] Senator Karl Mundt wants revamp of electoral college. [MUNDT - explains error of Bayh plan. Notes state sovereignty, 2 party system; procedure for amending Const.]

(DC) Richard Nixon role in electoral reform noted.

(Studio) Pay to electoral college members $10 day and 20 cents per mile travel.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Clark, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank

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