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Score Upset
In Florida
Democrat Docking
Captures Kansas
Governorship Race
By The Associated Press
,Voters elected at least eight new
┬░┬░Republican governors" last' night
ater campaigns which stressed
national issues and moderate,
Two new Democratic governors
were elected. Ten incumbents re-
tained their authority. At least
five of the ten incumbents won in
Southern states, several of whose
,campaigns h a d segregationist
1 The Republicans captured their
first Southern governorship since
post-Civil War Reconstruction as
Claude Kirk Jr. defeated Miami
Democratic Mayor Robert King
Unlike most new Republican
gubernatorial gains, Kirk's may
have capitalized on a "white back-
lash" 'vote. Kirk charged his op-
ponent with favoring Negroes and
Several of the new Republican
governorshipss aresin idwestern
and western states: Arizona, New
Mexico, California, Nebraska and
Nevada. Republicans controlled
party authority with new execu-
tives in Oklahoma and Oregon.
Their incumbent governors were,
retained in Colorado, Massachu'-
setts, Michigan, New York, Ohio,
Wisconsin, Soutt" Dakota, and
Rhode Island.
New Democrats were elected in
Kansas, Maine and Montana. New
Democrats maintaining the party's
hold on the executive seat were
elected in Alabama, Georgia and
-In Alabama, the new figure
was Lurleen Wallace, wife of Gov..
George Wallace.
-In Georgia, segregationist Les-
ter Maddox pulled a plurality over
conservative Republican opponent
in a race characterized by simi-
larity of platforms.
In Tennessee, the new Demo-
crat was former Gov. Buford El-
lington, who had only token op-
position from three independent
candidates. Ellington was governor
from 1959-63.
The new Republican governors
-In California, Republican Ron-
ald Reagan swamped incumbent
Gov. Edmund Brown to assert his
influence on state opinion.
-In Arizona, radio announcer
Jack Williams beat the Demo-
cratic incumbent, a Phoenix at-
torney, Sam Goddard.
-In Nebraska, an eight-year:
Democratic hold on the governor-
ship was broken by Norbert T. Tie-
mann, who beat Lt. Gov. Philip
Sorensen, brother of former presi-
dential aide Ted Sorensen.'
Several incumbents won in con-
tests that affirmed their position
in Republican national affairs.
-In Michigan, Gov. George
Romney swamped his Democratic
opponent, although he failed to
gain victories for some other
members of his state "action
-In New York, Gov. Nelson
Rockefeller pulled an unexpected
win in New York City to squelch

theories that state voters disap-
proved of him for his enactment
of a state sales tax.
-In Wisconsin, Warren P.1
Knowles became the first Repub-
lican in 12 years to be re-elected
to his state's governorship. A 25-
year veteran of state politics,
Knowles was elected in 1964, de-1
spite a Johnson landslide in his
state. Last night, he beat Demo-
cratic Lt. Gov. Patrick Lucey.
-In Ohio, Gov. James A.
Rhodes swept himself and a team
of Republicans into office.
-In Rhode Island, Gov. John
H. Chafee registered a landslide
victory and helped to carry two
Republican teammates to upset
Despite the trend in Republican
successes, several Democrats pull-
ed important victories in guber-
natorial races.
-In Kansas, Robert Docking set
an early lead to raise his chances
of becoming the first Kansas Dem-
ocrat governor in a decade. Dock-
ing's vote margin was boosted by
a strong campaign and a large
voter turnout.
---In Montana, Sen. Lee Metcalf,
a supporter of administration
policy on both foreign and do-
mestic issues, gained large margins
throughout his state in his at-
tempt to unseat incumbent Gov.
Tim Babcock. Babcock attempted
to defeat his challenger by assail-
ing administration policy on the
Viet Nam war, inflation and fed-
eral spending.















Senate Sees

Republicans Lead in Regental Race'1"erof
eThree Seats

U.S. Senate Results
'E' denotes elected, 'X' denotes incumbent
Voting Units Democrat Republican
State Units Rptng Name Dem. Vote Name Rep. Vote
Ala. 4,598 3,302 Sparkman-X E 379,315 Grenier 241,287
Alaska 398 7 Bartlett-X 549 McKinley 71
Colo. 1,941 1,412 Romer 228,105 Allot-X E 261,325
Del. 348 344 Tunnell 66,102 Boggs-X E 95,769
Idaho 902 366 Harding 38,409 Jordan-X 48,718
Ill. 10,767 7,037 Douglas-X 1,093,195 Percy E 1,310,814
Iowa 2,484 1,969 Smith 250,851 Miller-X E 407,304
Kan. 2,884 2,665 Breeding 190,038 Pearson-X E 215,479
Ky. 3,027 2,972 Brown 260,424 Cooper-X E 469,316
Maine 629 463 Violette 73,018 Smith-X E 97,591
Mass. 2,055 729 Peabody 232,194 Brooke E 293,322
Mich. 5,312 3,754 Williams 810,370 Griffin-X E 1,020,129
Minn. 3,806 1,099 Mondale-X . 285,901 Forsythe 215,064
Miss. 2,041 1,908 Eastland-X E 223,797 Walker 91,175'
Mont. 1,061 427 Metcalf-X 56,094 Babcock 46,626
Neb. 2,168 710 Morrison 69,728 Curtis-X 94,100
N.H. 302 286 McIntyre-X E 103,836 Thyng 91,352
N.J. 4,817 4,445 Wilentz 735,371 Case-X E 1,178,154
N.M. 1,100 933 Anderson-X E 125,469 Carter 111,341
N.C. 2,181 2,076 Jordan-X E 468,942 Shallcross 370,862
Okla. 3,069 2,845 Harris-X E 303,066 Patterson 260,812
Ore. 2,905 1,966 Duncan 188,294 Hatfield 213,285
R.I. 506 506 Pell-X E 214,885 Briggs 101,611
S.C. 1,621 1,326 Morrah 130,324 Thurm'd-X E 207,259
S.C. 1,6.21 1,326 Hollings E 174,774 Parker 163,376
S.D. 1,743 677 Wright 21,809 Mundt-X E 36,892
Tenn. 2,741 2,593 Clement 359,477 Baker E 454,262
Tex. 5,541 4,208 Carr 455,340 Tower-X E 563,805
Va. 2,063 2,010 Spong E 411,840 Ould 235,173
Va. 2,063 2,010 Byrd-X E 371,551 Traylor 260,539
W.Va. 2,609 2,540 Randolph-X .E 286,994 Love 195,793
Wyo. 607 208 Rancalio 15,136 Hansen . 17,178
Total 76,226 59,119 8,625,198 9,369,784
U.S. Governors Results
'E' denotes elected, 'X' denotes incumbent

State Board TIGHT RACE:
Races Still Rockefeller Beats O'Connor
oc ee ereasIn ]Doubt
O'Neil, Augenstein For New York Governorsh
Could Capture Posts By The Associated Press Rockefeller, who in this cam- He said that revenues
Frm hu e FALBANY - Gov. Nelson Rocke- paign described himself as "the ing taxes were inadeq
From Thiiurber,Fill feller rolled to victory last night underdog," won his first term in nance state spending.
By MARK LEVIN for a third term as New York's 1958. He was re-elected in 1962. The sales tax cruci
governor. During the 1962 campaign, how- the governor's popular
With only fragmentary returns In what appeared to be a record ever, Rockefeller made what he ing to local observers.
available, Republican candidates off-year voter turnout, the Re- later called "my biggest political In a minor surpris
for seats on the University Board publican i n c u m b e n t thrashed blooper," a promise to hold the D. Roosevelt, Jr., runn
of Regents and the State Board Democrat Frank D. O'Connor, Lib- line on taxes during his second ernor on the Liberal I
of Education were leading narrow- eral party candidate Franklin D. term. was trailing the Conse
ly at 3 a.m. today. Roosevelt Jr., and Conservative After the election, he put ty's Paul L. Adams,
State Republican Party Treas- party candidate Paul L. Adams. through the state's first sales tax college dean new to st
ur Robert J. Brown and Mrs. Rockefeller pulled unprecedented -
urer Robert J. Brown and Mrs. tallies in some unlikely areas. Ina
Trudy Heubner, wife of Chrysler traditionally Democratic New York N
Corporation Research director, City, where half the statewide N eu York R epudt
were leading incumbent Irene vote total would be cast, Rocke- e
Murphy and former State Dem- feller carried four out of the five e . Y ep
ocratic Chairman John J. Collins. boroughs. The Democrats claimed "
If this trend continued, Repub- a 3-2 registration edge statewide. a o c
licans would have a 7-1 majority Queens, O'Connor's home bor-
on the University governing board. ough, unexpectedly went to Rock- ;
However, the tallies may not re- efeller. Brooklyn alone went to By The Associated Press of Northern reaction
flect the expected Democratic sup- the Democrats. NEW YORK-New Yorkers vot- rights movement.
port in Wayne County. The effect As was anticipated from past ed yesterday by an almost two-to- Reacting to charg
of Romney's coattails is also un- elections, Rockefeller carried the one margin to dissolve the city's rights leaders of poli
certain, since he was unable to white Protestant vote, but he un- and insufficient review
carry in Republican candidates expectedly swung significant mar- Police Civilian Review Board. New York Mayor Joh
for Secretary of State and Attor- gins in the Italian-American, Jew- The successful drive of New say established the
ney General. ish and Negro communities. York's Conservative Party and the summer to examine
In the race for State Board of O'Connor carried the rural areas Policeman's Benevolent Association against policemen.
Education, James F. O'Neil, a for- that have voted for Republicans to disband the board has drawn Opponents of Lin
Ein the past. national attention as a symptom claimed that the boar
mer member of the Board, and _.___ --.' ity of whose member
LeRoy Augenstein, chairman of ians, impeded the eff
the Michigan State UniversityMaaoning of the polio
Bio-Physics Department, w e r emaking members hes
leading 'incumbents Donald M. D. *" efraceo hi
Thurber and Dr. Leon Fill. Fill performance of their
was considerably behind the rest I nAlabama Governor Race that their actions w
of the pack and may not be able EBth sides ithe fit

Defeat of Freshman
Hurts LBJ Control
By The Associated Press
Late returns indicated continued
Democratic domination of the U.S.
Senate though President Johnson
weil have new troubles in pushing
his Great Society legislation


from exist- through the House, where the Rey
quate to fi- 1 publican has apparently made sig-
nificant gains.
ally reduced , In Senate races, the Republicans
rity, accord- took three seats from the Dem-
ocrats without losing any they
se, Franklin had held. Thus Democrats will
ing for gov- still hold a large majority in the
party ticket, Senate of 64 seats to 36 for the
rvative par- GOP. The three new Republican
an upstate seats are Oregon, Illinois and Ten-
Mate politics. nessee.
In the Oregon race, Gov. Mark
Hatfield defeated Rep. Robert
aes Duncan. The main issue was Viet
Nam, with Hatfield the dove and
Duncan the hawk. The seat was
formerly occupied by Sen. Mau-
rine Neuberger. who retired after
one term. Hatfield carried 55 per
cent of the Oregon vote.
to the civil In Illinois, Republican Charles
Percy took the Democratic seat
es by civil $ held by Sen. Paul Dotglas who
ce brutality was seeking a third term. Percy,
procedures, runing well in downstate Illinois,
hn V. Lind, polled 56 per cent of the vote.
board this A third Republican Senate gain
c h a r g e s came in Tennessee where Howard
Baker upset former Democratic
dsay's plan Governor Frank Clement. Clement
rd, a major- apparently failed to receive need-
s are civil- ed Negro and labor support, and
icient func- he could only muster 46 oer cent
e force by of the vote.
[tate in the Ii other Senate races, Sen. Rob-
duty for fear ert Griffin held off former Gov-
ould be re ernor G. Mennen Williams to keep
the seat to which he was appoint-
ght over the ed by Michigan's Republican Gov-
of dollars to ernor George Romney.
ate of their In Texas; incumbent John Tow-
said it had er, a Goldwater Republican, held
in its cam- onto his seat in a tough race
oard. against Waggoner Carr.
end the city's Sen. Lee Metcalf, a liberal Mon-
urged reten- tana Democrat, held off a con-
servative charge by former Gov.
peration, the Tim Babcock, with the help of
Senate Majority Leader Mike

to catch up.
tcat p esntlhodBy The Associated Press
Democrats presently hold all BIRMINGHAM-Alabama votersI
th tAIqn the Bn dr ThICAV_

red Mr. Wallace fr
second consecutive t

om seeking a board spent millionso
erm. convince the electora

Voting Units Democrat
Units Rptng Name



4,598 3,209
398 7
781 555
2,649 1,980
28,573 13,300
1,941 1,278
624 592
2,561 2,365
1,856 1,159
246 109
902 195
2,484 1,803
2,884 2,495
629 490
1,516 1,374
2,055 687
5;312 3,671
3,806 1,027
2,168 653
696 409
302 266
1,100 707
13,170 11,411
13,060 9,817
3,069 2,845
2,905 1,786
9,424 7,710
506 501
1,621 1,308
1,743 872
5,541 4,021
268 257
3,291 2,914
607 137
123,286 81,928

Wallace E
Brown-X 1
Dempsey-X E
Hughes-X E
Docking E
Curtis E
King-X E
O'Connor 1
McNair-X E
Connally-X E
'Hoff-X E

m. Vote

Name Re
Williams E
Reagan E
Love-X E
Agnew E
Volpe-X E
Romney-X E
Tiemann E
Laxalt E
Cargo E
Rock'fll.-X E
Rhodes-X E
Bartlett E
Shafer E :
Chafee-X E
Boe-X E
Knowles-X E

ep. Vote'

1 ,

ne seats on Te toara . nese re- haegvnoewemn upr
So lihave given overwhelming support The wide Wallace margin is a:
turns are also only scant and in- to the segregationist, states' rights setback for the Republican party
conclusive, policies of Gov. George C. Wallace. in the South and encouragement
Thurber, a public relations man His wife, Mrs. Lurleen Wallace, to whatever presidential ideas Mr.
in Detroit, is a former University whose campaign slogan was "Let Wallace may have.
regent. He was elected to his post George do it," easily defeated her Martin entered the race as the
on the.state board just two years Republican opponent, Rep. James Republicans' best vote-getter. He
ago. Fill, a physician and owner D. Martin yesterday in the state's ran unopposed for a House seat in
of a chain of hospitals also was gubernatorial contest. 1964 and his victory was credited
elected two years ago, The Alabama constitution bar- to Sen. Barry Goldwater's victory
in the presidential voting. Before
7 1964 and Goldwater, a Democratic
y n Iw/'Wins ulose iac nomination i Alabama was equiv-
a a alent to victory.
In his brief bid for the presi-
dency in 1964, Wallace did sur-
For Maryland Governor prisingly well in several Norther.
primaries. He garnered 43 per cent
By The Associated Press Demociatic candidate did very of the vote in the Maryland
BALTIMORE-Republican Spiro well with groups believed to be Democratic primary and also per-
T. Agnew yesterday defeated, sensitive to racial issues. He re- med impressivelyin Indiana
George Mahoney for the Marylandsniiet ailise.H e and Wisconsin, preaching the gas-
governorship with a "frontland portedly carried about 55 per cent pel of states' rights and law and
vote. of the vote in low income districts, order. -

position. The PBA
spent about $500,000
paign to defeat the bo
Many civic leaders a
leading newspapers u
tion of the board.
In its half-year of of


board dealt with few complaints'
from ghetto areas of the city, de-
spite the contention by the board's
opponents that the main intent
of the review procedure was to
appease thecity's racial and eth-
nic minorities.
Major -support for the board
came from Harlem, Bedford-Stu-
yvesapt and other predominantly'
Negro and Puerto Rican areas of;
the city.
Conservative Party gubernator-
ial candidate Paul Adams seems
to have greatly benefited from .
his adamant opposition to the
board. He made a surprisingly



Wallace has rejected the argu-
Late returns indicated Agnew 75 per cent in strong labor dis- Wallace has resectee te ary strong showing in the normally
ment that his possible third party
would collect 48 per cent of the tricts, but only five per cent of the liberal city.
vote to 43 per cent for Mahoney. Negro vote centered largely in candidacy in 1968 would simply The board had been supported
Mahoney, who gained national Baltimore. - The Wallace team defeated mod- by Sens. Jacob K. Javits (R-NY)',
attention with the slogan "Your Agnew's victory will put a Re- erate Attorney General Richmond Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY), and
home is your castle-vote to pro- publican in the Governor's man- Flowers, who ran as a liberal civil rights groups.
tect it," failed to make an ex- sion for the first time since 1958. Democrat in the party primary Javits said the defeat of the
pected strong showing in Mary- Since 1959, Maryland has been this year. In the campaign against board "placed an enormous re-
land's eastern shore area. Inde- strongly Democratic. Under the Republicancandidate Martin, the sponsibility on the police who op-
pendent Hyman Pressman, who leadership of retiring Gov. J. Mil- Wallaces stood on the governor's posed it and they will have a spe- .
ran on a liberal platform, appar- lard Tawes, 72. Democrats have record and promised more of the cial responsibility to keep the
ently drained support from Demo- captured both U.S. Senate seats. same for Alabama. good will of the people."
crat Mahoney. -- --- - - - - -
Mahoney campaigned almost en-
tirely on his opposition to open MNASSA CII USETTS:
housing. In the Democratic pri- I__________________
mary, he surprised liberal Rep .
Carlton Sickles and former attor- "e o ms e ro
ney general Thomas Finan in cap- Brooke Becomes
turing the Democratic nominationI
by telling Maryland voters that if S ince
elected. he would "do all in my T o Enter Senate Sicpoetomnanthsausf 18,71
powerd tomaintain thestatusn of
the states as sovereign entities."
Agnew, a 47-year-old Baltimore By The Associated Press munists to participate in the re- own among the white Protestants.
County executive, got expected BOSTON - Edward W. Brooke, cent South Vietnamese elections. Thus, the vote seems to have
strong support from the Washing- Republican Massachusetts attor- A strong white backlash vote been a test between the personal-
tnsuburbs where a large popu - Asrn ht akahvt enats ewe h esnl
ton of goerent empoyu- ney general, last night became the was supposed to exist among the ities of the candidates. Brooke is
first Negro to be elected to the Bay State's Irish and Protestant considered to be a highly articu-
was expected to back his rela- United States Senate since the l personable candidate who ex-
tieylbrlpafr., populations, who were reported to late,pesnbecdiaewox-
Reconstruction era. be reluctant to send a Negro to cels in face-to-face contact. Pea-
Although backlash support was Brooke easily defeated former Washington. But early vote an- body, however, has had consider-
not enough to elect Mahoney, the Gov. Endicott Peabody in the race alyses showed that Brooke carried able trouble projecting a favorable
-- - ------ for retiring Republican Leverett the Irish vote, while holding his image on television.

New faces will include the Sen-
ate's first Negro-. member since
Reconstruction, Edward W. Brooke
the - Massachusetts Republican.
Brooke, the state's Attorney Gen-
eral, defeated Endicott Peabody
for the seat vacated by Republican
Leverett Saltonstall with 57 per
cent rf- the vote. -
Other new faces besides Brooke,
Baker,. Hatfield and Percy are
William B. Spong, a Virginia
Democrat; Ernest Hollings, a
South Carolina Democrat, and Re-
publican Clifford P. Hansen of
The Democrats clinched control
of the House of Representatives
for the next two years but Re-
publican gains threatened trouble
for President Johnson's "Great
Society" programs.
A strong showing by the GOP
across the nation toppled some of
Johnson's strongest legislative
supporters as the Republicans
staged a comeback from their
devastating losses in the Johnson
landslide of 1964.
With much of the vote still to
be counted, Republicans were
picking up seats at a rate that
could give them a gain of more
than the 30 party strategists had
hoped for.
However, the Democrats, who
enjoyed a 295-140 bulge in the
89th Congress, were never in dan-
ger of losing the control they have
exercised in the House since 1954.


Elections at a Glance
SENATE-Elected, 14 Democrats, 14 Republicans; Leading, 3
Democrats, 4 Republicans; Holdovers, 47 Democrats, 18 Republi-
cans; Need for majority, 51.
HOUSE-Elected, 199 Democrats, 133 Republicans; Leading,
52 Democrats, 49 Republicans; Needed for majority, 218. Dem-
ocrats now hold 294 seats and Republicans, 139. Democrats are
leading in 6 presently Republican districts; Republicans are lead-
ing in 17 districts presently Democratic.
GOVERNORS-Elected, 10 Democrats, 16 Republicans;' Lead-
ing, 4 Democrats, 5 Republicans; Holdovers, 13 Demo'crats, 2

Republicans Upset Democrats
In U.S. Congressional Races

Saltonstall's seat.
Brooke is a member of the lib-
eral wing of the Republican party

I "n'NC1 wAa11 ax7 u

and has been mentioned as a po- "Ji u ILU UV ' L
tential vice-presidential candidate /
in 1968. He first gained large pop- r 11". 0.1
ularity in Massachusetts as -attor- leCt
ney general through a series of1
investigations in which he expos-:I
ed widespread misconduct in high Secretary of State Jame~s Hare'
political circles. Over 100 people and Attorney General Frank Kel-
were indicted as a result of his h ley, both Democrats, appear to
investigation, have successfully bucked the Rom-
iThere was little apparent dif- ney tide and will retain their
ference between Brooke's and Pea- posts.
body's views on basic issues. Both With 20 per cent of the votes
are strong advocates of civil rights tabulated, Hare was leading his
and open housing legislation. Al-
-;Republican opponent G e org e

State Offizces
Hare's opponent, Washington, di-
rector of the State Department of
Administration, is a Negro, but
seems not to have attracted as
large a Negro vote as was hoped
Kelley will begin histhird term
as attorney general in Januar~y.
Lindemer,a former state Repub-
lican chairman, attempted to grab
tightly on to the Romney coat-I

When they" captured theh218th
seat to win a majorty in the 435-
member House, the Republicans
held only 149.
But a pickup of 30 or more seats
by Republicans could produce a
slowdown in Johnson's legislative
program. Many of his major bills
would have been lost in the 89th
Congress with a switch of less
than 30 votes.
The Democrats, with a built-in,
50-seat edge, almost automatically
kept control of the Senate. But
they lost two of their seats-in
Illinois and Tennessee - and ap-
peared to be losing a third in
Oregon. This would give the
Democrats a 64-36 edge in Senate
seats. The' present lineup is 67-33.
Most, damaging to the Demo-
crats in the House was the appar-
ent loss of nearly half the 44 first-
termers who were swept in from
Republicandistricts in 1964 and
helped provide the margin of vic-,
tory on the big bills.
Among freshman casualties
were Weston Vivian, Paul Todd,
and Raymond Clevenger, Michi-

The Republican Party gained at
least three and probably five seats
in the House of Representatives
in yesterday's election.'
Of five freshman Democratic
congressmen swept into office two
years ago in the Johnson land-

gin with 85 per cent of the vote publicans" were pitted against the
tabulated. freshman Democrats who had

In addition, seven Republican
incumbents were returned to of-
fice, and Republican Guy Vander
Jagt was the victor in the con-
test to fill the seat vacated by
Sen. Robert Gfriffin.

gained their seats by only narrow
margins in 1964.
As of 2 a.m., the Associated Press
had declared the following candi-

dates victors: most all of President Johnson's Washington while -Kelley narrowly
T--411-1 'ro 1-1 + d f. a I npi f~vWashington, while nKeley narrowly

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