Wednesday, May 5, 1976
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, Ma iyY i _. 5,196TH-MCIGN ALYPaeThrte
Reagan defeats Ford in 3
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with the decline of the Alabama
governor as a factor in his
THERE WAS ample evidence
of Democratic crossover voting
in Indiana, where Reagan had
51 per cent of the vote in count-
ing that had passed the three-
quarters mark. That gave him
a margin of about 11,000 ballots.
Morton said Ford had some
tough going ahead, particularly
in six states that permit cross-
over voting by Democrats. He
and Reagan meet next in Ne-
braska, which is not among
Reagan, in Lincoln, Neb., said
"it takes some time for the is-
sues to register," and added that
he thought the momentum he
gained with his landslide victory
in Texas on Saturday had helped
"WE'RE BOTH going to go to
the convention with a sizeable
bloc of delegates," he said.
Carter said of the night's
events, "I think this is going to
put Ford on the defensive. I
think he's in trouble."
While John Sears, Reagan's
campaign manager, boasted of
his man's lead in delegate
strength, Morton said the Presi-
dent's forces will set to work
to nail down uncommitted Re-
"WE WILL move to tie down
the technically uncommitted but
strongly pro-Ford delegations in
the Northeast, such as New
York and Pennsylvania," Mor-
ton said. There are 254 GOP
delegates in that category in
those two states. But they may
be ' more difficult to convince
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Since the spiders do not pose
an immediate threat, there is
"no need for alarm," Nace said.
Nevertheless, I o c a 1 residents
have become concerned about
the situation. Nace believes that
their concern is a result of their
lack of familiarity with poison-
"Peopleslive with problems
like this (spiders) in the South-
ern states," he said. "It's there
all the time and they just learn
to cope with it."
with the President suddenly in
It will take 1,130 delegates to
choose a Republican presiden-
In yesterday's primaries, Car-
ter was getting 99 delegates,
which would give him a total of
547 of the 1,505 needed to nomi-
WHILE MORTON complained
about Democratic crossovers,
Reagan said he wants all he
can get. "I've been campaign-
ing across party lines because
I believe the problems cross
party lines," he said.
These were the returns, state
With 79 per cent of the Re-
publican precincts counted, it
Reagan 262,147 or 51 per cent.
Ford 249,147 or 49 per cent.
THAT TRANSLATED to 42
delegates for Reagan and 12 for
Ford. The delegates were ap-
portioned on the basis of con-
gressional district as well as
On the Democratic side, it
was no contest: Carter all the
Ie had 324,518 or 68 per cent.
WALLACE was running sec-
ond with 69,709 or 16 per cent.
Sen. Henry Jackson of Wash-
ington, who quit the active
campaign, has 56,879 or 12 per
Antiabortion candidate Ellen
McCormack 25,745 or five per
That had Carter ahead for 49
nominating delegates, Wallace
for four, with 22 uncommitted.
With 92 per cent of the pre-
cincts counted it was:
Reagan 108,517 or 68 per cent.
Ford 50,112 or 32 per cent.
THE FORMER California
governor was leading for all 48
at the UNION
8:30 a.m.-5:15 pm.
C a r t e r marched easily
through Georgia, winning all 50
He had 364,206 votes or 84 per
WALLACE WAS second with
51,360 or 12 per cent.
Ten other names on the bal-
lot divided the rest of the vote.
District of Columbia
With 45 per cent of the pre-
cincts counted, Carter was
ahead for six delegates. Rep.
Morris Udall of Arizona for
four, and two uncommitted en-
tries led. There were no returns
on the other five delegates
Four per cent of the precincts
had been counted in the Repub-
lican race and Reagan led for
22 delegates, with no returns in
on the other 15 seats.
In the Democratic primary,
with 39 per cent of the pro-
cincts counted, delegates back-
ing Wallace led for 15 conven-
tion seatsCarter for one, Fred
Iarris for one, one uncommit-
ted entries for two. There were
no returns counted in the other
17 delegate contests.
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edpoice and city officials to "beaware
of that fact."
"Ara you asking them to ignore the
policy?" demanded Wheeler.
"I don't think I can do that," replied
"That's what you're doing," the
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