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Star-News (Newspaper) - November 3, 1976, Pasadena, California PASADENA CALIFORNIA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 3 1976 Late Sports L CARTER THE Senate contest down to the wire HAYAKAWA GOP challenger Tunney Hayakawa see-saw Associated Press U.S Sen John Tunney and Republican Hayakawa fought a see-saw battle Tuesday night as the Democratic incumbent sought to withstand a strong challenge by the Throughout the night the old Democratic incumbent whittled down the Hayakawa's initial 10 per cent lead moving ahead U.S Senate Race CALIFORNIA of the state's 24.410 Alhambra amendments going down By MARY JANE BIRDSALL Sufi Writer Partial Alhambra election returns late Tuesday night indicated a defeat for two municipal charter amendments which propose to reorganize the City Council Both GG Charter Amendment No 3 which would mandate mayor selection by an annual rotation of the councilman and JJ Charter ment No 5 establishing the election of a mayor at large appeared to be headed for defeat on the basis of returns from less than half of the 88 city precincts Voters also filled two council and three Board of Education seats at the polls Tuesday If both GG and JJ were to pass by the required simple majority vote the charter amendment the most votes would become policy Otherwise Alhambra's mayor will continue to be ed by the themselves at an annual December reorganization meeting Partial returns on the hotly contested race for the potential elected mayor's spot the voters were asked to create had businessman David Guthrie leading Mayor Ernest Turn to Page A2 Tunney D Hayakawa R inside today Jokes to remember Despite comments about apathy fuzziness and blunders there was a light side to the 1976 campaign which will make this election year memorable Page Normal pattern Presidential balloting Tuesday followed traditional lines according to an Associated Press poll with Jimmy Carter drawing support from minority and Catholic voters and President Ford doing well among the college educated and Protestants Page Randy Jones San Diego Padres left-handed pitching ace Randy Jones was voted the Cy Young Award for the National League on Tuesday 22 games in 1976 Page B Hiking Hiking Scene Page 11 Cleveland Page CI Bridge C12 Entertainment AID Classified Horoscope Cll Comici C12 Menus C4 People Sports Deaths D3 Editorial Bo Television All Pasadena area East Valley Lot Angeles For of Call from 5 p.m to 7 p.m Monday through Friday 7 Monday through Saturday 7 Sunday Alter kovi MWI call sports weather today Continued fair in Country through Thursday with hot dry days and mild nights Early morning lows in low 60s Highs today in mid 90s and Thursday lower 90s Complete weather on Page A4 of his rival shortly before midnight relinquishing the lead as more returns were counted moments later Tunney was making a strong showing in the Democratic stronghold of the San Joaquin Valley Thai was one area where his stand supporting the Cesar Prop 14 the defeated farm labor initiative ran counter to many voters thinking Tunney also was barely holding onto a edge in the Democratic bastion of San Francisco Hayakawa mounted a vigorous challenge against Tunney to the end living up to his as a GOP unpredictable The last California Poll gave Tunney the son of former heavyweight champion Gene Tunney only a per cent lead over Hayakawa Throughout the race Hayakawa the former San Francisco State College president who battled against student radicals in the late kept pounding away at Tunney's record painting him as a big spender who was inattentive to the needs of Californians Hayakawa who switched parties to become a Republican in 1973 and who upset former Lt Gov Robert Finch in the GOP primary also took some unusual positions during the campaign Among them he called easing of child labor and minimum wage laws for minors un- der 18 women's demonstration against magazines like Penthouse and Playboy because women have a right to the privacy of their private parts possibility of sending a peacekeeping American force into Africa if that part of the world moves to the edge of bloodshed of uprisings in Soviet satellites in Eastern Europe Those positions did not go by without comment from Tunney who survived a strong challenge by onetime student radical Tom Hayden in the June primary Tunney said Playboy and Penthouse were not issues in the Senate race and sharply criticized Hayakawa's positions on child labor Eastern Europe and Africa Both foreign policy positions he said could encourage needless bloodshed Toward the end of the race Tunney seemed to relax somewhat and started to tell reporters ly that he thought he would win in no small part because of the positions Hayakawa was taking I think that Hayakawa is ing to make one mistake after Tunney said last week He told voters that he was a diligent senator and had introduced numerous major pieces of legislation THE WINNER Former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carter waves to with his wife outside their polling place in Plains Ga Tuesday Carter was declared the winner over President Gerald Ford late Tuesday Incumbents leading in area solan races By STEVE HEMMERICK SUlt Writer Results favored area in- cumbent congressmen state senators and assemblymen in in- complete voting returns Tuesday night Voters appeared to be rejecting challengers pleas for a change in leadership Seeking a term Assemblyman John Collier held a comfortable lead late Tuesday over democratic candidate Pat a Monrovia city councilwoman and American Independent candidate Brian Scanlon an engineer and com- puter programmer Mrs was the only woman candidate in state legislative and congressional races in the area Another longtime incumbent Assemblyman Frank Lanterman La Canada seeking a 14th term maintained an early lead Tuesday over Democrat Pat Johnston an at- torney from La Crescenta In congressional races Democrat Bruce Latta an Azusa resident and office manager of a family owned welding firm was trailing Rep John Rousselot in the dis- Rep Carlos Moorhead Pasadena took an early lead in the 22nd district over Democratic Bob Salley an Altadena dent and Blair High School teacher Rep George Danielson D- Monterey Park had what appeared to be a safe lead in the district over Republican candidate Harry Couch an electrical contractor In State Senate races Newton Russel took a decisive lead in early returns over Raymond Loftus a college teacher and real tate broker Russell's newly portioned 21st district includes Pasadena Altadena La Canada La Crescenta Montrose and Flintridge State Sen Richardson Arcadia held a strong lead Tuesday over Democrat Ronald Barbatoe a West Covina lawyer In other Assembly races CARLOS MOORHEAD early lead JOHN ROUSSELOT ahead bent Assemblyman Richard Alatorre Park held a slim early lead over Republican Jack Feliz and Peace and Freedom Kay McGlachlin both of Los Angeles Assemblyman Jack Fenton Turn to Page A3 scores wide electoral vote margin Associated WASHINGTON AP Democrat Jimmy Carter defeated President Ford and won the White House early today ending eight years of Republican rule and crowning his long campaign out of the political wilderness The contest was close a 3 per cent margin in the popular vote but Carter gained clear command in the electoral college where presidents are chosen Wisconsin and Mississippi put him past the majority with 272 electoral votes in The Associated Press tabulation So the outsider who began his campaign 22 months ago without visible means of political support became Presidentelect Carter On Ian 20 he will become the President of the United States and the first Deep South president elected since Zachary Taylor in 1848 We've made political Carter said as he left Plains Ga for Atlanta and a mass victory rally planned long in advance And Kord was led to political history as the only appointed president He came close narrowed what had been a runaway Carter margin in the early polls But the poll that counted was registered on Tuesday by an unexpectedly high turnout of voters Georgia's Carter swept out of the South holding it almost solidly and returning the region to the Democratic column save for Virginia That state went to Ford the only crack he could manage in Carter country To those electoral votes Carter added border states New York and Pennsylvania He captured Democratic strongholds like Massachusetts and Rhode Island and won in the Minnesota home of his mate Sen Walter F dale captured 23 states led in two more them those 25 states have 342 electoral votes Ford strongest in the Midwest and West won 21 states led in five with a total of 196 votes The contest drew a expected voter turnout and while that worked to Carter's advantage the race was almost as close as had been advertised Democrats quickly certified their control of both and House in the 95th Congress They were assured at least the 62 votes they hold in the current Senate and they appeared on the way to about the same 290 to 145 margin by which they dominate the current House But it was not a good night to be an incumbent senator Four Republican and four Democratic senators had been defeated This was the national picture with 86 per cent of the precincts Ford won 21 states with 136 toral votes and led in five states with 60 electoral votes Carter won 22 states and the District of Columbia with 272 electoral votes and led in two states including California with 70 electoral votes Democrats won 21 of the 33 Senate races and led in California Republicans won 10 races and Independent Harry Byrd of Virginia was re-elected Forty Democrats and 27 Republicans are holdovers in the Senate where 51 seats comprise a majority In the 435 House races Democrats won 258 seats and led for 29 while Republicans took 125 races and were ahead in 23 It takes 218 seats to forge a majority in the House Democrats won nine of 14 elections Republicans cap- tured five races The terms of 36 governors 28 Democrats seven Republicans and an independent did not expire this year The states in Carter's victory column were a roster of the South save for Virginia Only there did Turn to Page A2 Area plan passing By JACKIE KNOWLES SUM Writer The gates of seemed to be swinging wide open for La Flintridge according to the latest vote tally early today with incorporation votes outnumbering those against by more than two to one The five leading candidates in the council race are Michael Mount George Parrish Edmund J Krause Smith and 0 Warren Hillgren Experience seemed to count in drawing the votes with two relative newcomers with backgrounds vant to setting up a new city ing some of the civic leaders who have lived in the community for years Mount is a municipal efficiency La incorporation boosted consultant and Smith is an at- torney as well as a Los Angeles policeman Leaders in the movement consider setting up a contract with the county for police service an important item since it is estimated to be 50 per cent of the proposed city's budget Others in the race are Kent ing and Kenneth who also have been active for years in the community Larry Cardinal the only La Canada businessman and George A Morris Jr who is a ycar resident and an engineer Additional candidates arc John De Rosa the only one opposed to Dr Martin Weiss a neurosurgeon at the University of Southern California Michael Yamada an engineer William Sanders a plastic manufacturer Michael a student and Lyndon J Watson who is in operations management If is approved the three lop vote getters will serve a year term and the two with the highest count will serve an term of two years with subsequent four-year for the seats tions will be held every two years If the measure passes the city will be the in Los Angeles County and only the third municipality born within the last 10 years the last two being Carson in 1968 and Rancho Palos Verdes in 1973 A flood of 33 incorporations came after 1954 following a gap of no new cities when Lakewood introduced the concept which is now under scrutiny by the county Board of Supervisors If La does in- corporate it will join more than 33 other cities that now contract for some municipal service such as police protection through the ty Being able to avoid capital ment for a city police department makes costs of less but still comprises 50 per cent of the ed city's projected budget Election Returns Presidential Race NATIONAL 01 the nation's 178.159 Carter Kord R McCarthy I 573.572 Maddox AIP Presidential Race CALIFORNIA 167 of the state's Ford Rl Carter Area Races CONGRESSIONAL 22nd District 464 of precincts Moorhead C Salley R District 159 of precincts Latta B D 47.436 Rousselot J District 376 oi 421 Couch II Danielson G STATE SENATE 21st of precincts R D Russell N District of 634 precincts R Richardson H ASSEMBLY 42nd District 4264 of 325 precincts Johnston P D Lanterman F i Turn to Page A3 Props 13 14 go down to defeat Prop 13 a controversial ballot measure that would have legalized parimutuel betting on greyhound racing was overwhelmingly re- Tuesday by California voters who also defeated Prop 14 the farm labor initiative Prop main sponsor old promoter and former harness driver George Hardie conceded defeat as returns showed the voters turning down dog racing by a margin However he said he would try again with two measures on the June 1978 ballot one to legalize greyhound wagering and another to ban horse racing Hardie who termed the margin of his defeat depressing blamed horse racing interests for the results The horse racing campaign was very he said They ed about crime and cruelty to animals which doesn't exist It's a matter of educating the which I'll be doing for the next Although returns showed Prop 14 trailing badly its prime sponsor United Farm Workers president Cesar Chavez refused to admit defeat We're not conceding Chavez said although it doesn't look too good for us at this point Chavez blamed scanty funds and Turn to Page A3 No stock mart news There are no stock market reports in this morning's paper because all national financial firms were closed Tuesday election day Stock market quotes will resume Thursday
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