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Vol. LXXXII, No. 20-S
Ann Arbor, Michigan-Wednesday, June 7, 1972
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By The Associated Press
Sen. George McGovern
last night won Democratic
presidential primaries in
New Jersey, New Mexico
and South Dakota.
In New Jersey, Humphrey
forc s acknowledged McGovern
had won at least half of the
109 nominating votes decided
by yesterday's primary.
However, a tight race de-
veloped for the seven statewide
delegates, although a Humph-
rey spokesperson had conceded
the seven seats to McGovern
earlier in the evening.
The outcome of a number of
races for the remaining 102
delegates that were at stake in
county voting also remained in
doubt. McGovern spokespersons
said they hoped to win 80 dele-
Spokespersons for Humphrey
conceded that McGovern had
won at least 55 delegates.
McGovern won over the un-
expectedly strong showing of
Gov. George Wallace in the New
Mexico presidential primary.
Humphrey ran third there.
Wallace appeared to have
gained half that state's dele-
According to primary election
returns with 75 per cent of the
state's 1,125 precincts reporting,
McGovern won nine delegates.
Wallace also won nine conven-
On the Republican side, Nix-
on picked up 13 convention
delegates. Rep. Paul McCloskey
(R-Calif.) won one delegate.
McCloskey, however, has with-
drawn from the presidential
With 83 per cent of the 1,125
precincts reporting, McGovern
had 32 per cent, Wallace, 31 per
cent, Humphrey, 25 per cent,
S'n. Edmund Muskie (D-
Maine. five per cent, Sen.
See McGOVERN, Page 2
SAN FRANCISCO'S record long ballot slowed the voting yesterday and led a federal judge to order
the polls open until 11 p.m. (I a.m. EST) in the California presidential primary. This was the scene
in early evening on Francisco Street in San Francisco.
CROSS DISTRICT BUSING:
US. -court rev1.Iers"es
By The Associated Press Kelley reaffirmed his contention gregating the school system.
A federal judge's order for that - there will be no court-or- Federal judges would b !eft.
merger of Richmond, Va., dered busing in Detroit. . with only limited means t- inte-
schools with those of two adjoin- "This important decision fort- grate the increasing black popu-
ing counties was overturned yes- ifies my judgment that upon the lation of big-city schools if the
terday by an appeals court conclusion of the legal proceed- Supreme Court adopts the ap-
which agreed with the Justice ings involving Michigan t h e r e peals court decision.
Dept. that the judge had over- will be no cross-district busing
steped his constitutional author- in this state " Kelley said..F
ity. The Ricomond decision oin
Following the appeals court the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of
decisioen, State Atty. Gen. Frank A peals - held that a federal ,
judge could not force a state:
"to restructure its internal gov-
ernment for the purpose of
achieving racial balance" un-
less there is "invidious discrim-
ination in the establtshment or
maintenance of local govern-
U.S. Distilt Com J u d g e
0tehen Roth has held that De- }
ttreit area schools are racially
segregated because of "actions
or inactions" by city and state
efficials. ROth has requested
subtoissi oof various cross-dis-
,: X y<:'intricting bin plans for dose-
Volley, cn +},f' rhei hnd ,s .id
otte rcrd of lengthy hearing;
fore RFtth'' "ontained no ev- A G Ketyi 11d
ri"nc e' eebuc onvodious d is-
tcotim-nain" as required by the Black children could not be
Richmond decision sent across city boundary lines
Kelley and Gov. William Mil- by bus or on foot - to the
liken were turned down wi e n mostly white suburban schools
they attempted to take RotIi' S in an adjoining district unless
segregation decision to the U.S. there was hard evidence of spe-
kAssociated Pre s Appeals Court in Cincinnati. cific unconstitutional actions tak-
arks his -feet on a coffee table They then appealed the rul- en by officials to preserve se-
where he waited for returns in ing to the U.S. Supreme Court, gregation.
he visited his daughter, who contending the state was not in- Judge Roth has said it is pos-
yesterday. volved in any official way in se- See U.S., Page 2
rThe Associated Press
Sen. George McGovern of
South Dakota led Sen. Hu-
bert Humliphrey of Minne-
sota, his leading ri-val for
the Democratic presidential
nomination, in preliminary
returns from the California
presidential primary early
Vote totals were inconclusive,
however, because of a three-
hour delay in closing San Fran-
With 10 per cent of the 22,647
precincts reporting at 2 this
morning, these were the vote
McGovern 174,325 - 53 per
Humphrey 118,224 - 36 per
W-Wallace 5,409 - 2 per
A judge had ordered the polls
held open three additional
hours in San Francisco and the
secretary of state then ordered
a halt to the counting of any
ballots until after the 11 p.m.
Pacific time closing.
But some votes were counted
before the order went out and
McGovern surged ahead of
Humphrey 52 per cent to 37 per
cent with 5 per cent of the vote
tallied. At that point, the count-
ing came to a virtual halt un-
til the poll closing.
An estimated six million of
the state's 9.1 million eligible
voters were expected to go to
the polls in a possible record.
President Nixon took a 9-1
lead over his only Republican
foe, Ohio Congressman John
Ashbrook, to collect the state's
96 dl-"ates to the GOP Na-
The decision to keep the San
Francisco polls open was made
by U.S. District Judge George
Harris after voters stood in line
as long as three hours before
they could cast their votes.
His decision came after the
State Sureme Court turned
down an attorney's petition for
a later closing time.
The polls closed on time in the
57 other counties, but Secretary
of State Edmund Brown Jr., son
of the former governor, issued
an order that no votes could be
counted anywhere in the state
untithe tolls finally closed in
Brown disg seed wibthhe de-
cis-. to keep the 'oll open in
"T think we oud have taken
crre of even 'e and stll closed
the polls rn time " he said.
A spckespersen fr Brown said
his decision was based on a state
la which, says that no votes
can be counted until all polling
places in California-there are
22,647 precincts-are closed.
San Francisco County has
1,349 precincts at 771 polling
SEN. GEORGE McGOVERN pa
in his Los Angeles hotel suite
the California primary. Earlier
gave birth to his third grandson