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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                2A '1'1'c Cedar Haplda Gazette: Wed., November ti. 1971 McGovern, Bayh Win Third Senate Terms (Continued from Page 1.) Edmondson was closing in c front-running Republican Sei Henry Bellmon. In Nevada, former Republ can Gov. Paul Laxalt edge ahead of Democratic Lt. Gov Harry Reid for the scat of reti ing Democrat Alan Bible. Elsewhere, the incumbent generally won. The two bigges names among the Democrat! senators, George McGovern South Dakota and Birch Bayh o Indiana, captured third terms. Dole Comeback And Bumpers and Glenn wo easily the Arkansas and Ohi senate seats now held by Demo crats J. W. Fulbright and Hpv ard Metzenbaum, their victim in bitter primary battles laa May. In Kansas, scene of one of th tightest races, former Republ can National Chairman Rober Dole battled back to edge Dem ocratic Rep. William Roy. And in Utah, Republican Mayor Jake Garn of Salt Lake City defeated Democratic Rep Wayne Owens, a member of tin house judiciary committee, for the seat of retiring Republican Wallace Bennett. Other new senators includec Rep. John Culver in Iowa am former Attorney General Rober Morgan of North Carolina, botl Democrats. G.O.P. Casualties In the house, the bigges name casualties were on the house judiciary committee four Republicans who had de fended Nixon, 'Reps. Charles Sandman and Joseph Marazit of New Jersey; David Dennis o! Indiana; Wiley Mayne of Iowa and a fifth who voted againsl the former President, freshman Harold Froehlich of Wisconsin. Of the live Democrats who unseated Republicans in special elections last spring, all won again except Rep. Tom Luken of Ohio, edged .in his rematch with Republican Willis Gradieon in the Cincinnati district. In Ford's home district in Grand Rapids, Mich., which he represented for a quarter centu- ry before Nixon picked him for Rezoning Plan Draws Remarks From Neighbors Problems with drainage of storm sewers and backed-up sanitary sewers dominated the comments at a public hearing Wednesday on proposed rezon- ing at 3028 E avenue NW. The proposed rezoning was the only one of seven public hearings to draw objections, but it drew plenty as several neigh- borhood residents and their law- yer said it would ruin the quiet character of the area. The rezoning has been re- quested by Larry D. Sharp. Six- t e e n apartment units arc planned on the site, which is located east of Edgewood road. Ben.Shakespeare, 3008 E ave- nue NW, called the proposal a and his wife, Irma, said the extra housing units would add to an existing sewer overload. "A few years ago we were told to get rid of our outdoor toilets because it was unsani- she said. "Now we have sewage in our Other neighbors spoke of hav- ing up to four feet of raw sew- age in their basements in the past few years. Sharp's lawyer pointed out city engineering staff reports approving the development. He also reminded councilmen the new Morgan creek sewer will soon be completed, easing the load on the existing sewer. "The experts employed by you have said this is he told the councilmen. No decision was made by the council. the vice-presidency, Democratic Rep. Richard VanderVeen won again despite Ford's visit last week. Republican losses tended to come in clusters five in In- diana, four in New Jersey, four in New York, two in Wisconsin and two in Virginia, including ousting suburban Washington Rep. Joel veteran. Broyhill, a 22-year In California, the G.O.P. was losing in four races. On the Democratic side, there were single losses in Florida, Louisiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Mills Wins But in Arkansas, Rep. Wilbur Mills the embattled chairman of the house ways and means committee, was easily re-elected over Republican Judy Petty, despite the adverse pub- icity of last month's incident in which' police stopped his speed- ng car, found the congressman intoxicated and a former strip- >er jumped out and into Wash- ngton's Tidal Basin. In the governors' races, Dem- scrats scored expected victories iver Republicans in a number if states, including New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Col- orado, Oregon, Tennessee and Wyoming. But Democrat Sander Levin's second bid to unseat Republican Gov. William Milliken again fell hort in Michigan, and Republi- can James Edwards was elected he first G.O.P. governor in a century in South Carolina as the esult of controversy surround- ng the disqualification of the Democratic .primary winner. In Maine, meanwhile, in- dependent James Longley sur- irised Democrat George Mil- hell and Republican James Irwin. Big N. Y. Margin In New York, Carey ran up an margin over Repub- can Gov. Malcolm Wilson, who ecame governor when Nelson Rockefeller resigned last De- ember, to recapture the state or his party for the first time i 16 years. In Connecticut, Rep. Ella rasso became the first woman i win a governorship without ucceeding her husband. Incumbents re-elected in- udcd Democrats George Wal- lace in Alabama, Reubin Askew in Florida, Milton Shapp in Pennsylvania, Wendell Ander- son in Minnesota, Marvin Man- del in Maryland, Patrick Lucey n Wisconsin, Philip Noel in Rhode Island and Republicans Robert Ray 'of Iowa and Mel- drim Thompson of New Hamp- shire. Democratic Two from C.R. Win Regional Library Posts Kathleen Chapman and Wi iam Harnish, both from Ceda Rapids, and Thomas B. Powe of Ariamosa were elected Tues ay to the board of trustees o he 10-counly East Central Re gional Library system. .They were: elected from field of seven candidates in the Linn-Jones district. Their term: begin Jan. 1. Mrs. Chapman was the lead ing vote getler wilh an unof ficial two-county total of from Linn and from Jones. Powell was next with a two county total of from Linn and from Jones. Harnish had an unofficial total of from Linn and 706 from Jones. Defeated candidates and their votes totals are as follows: Howard L. Beall, Cedar Rapids, from Linn, 728 from Jones. Walters, Cedar from Linn, Rapids, from Linn, 496 from Jones. Collapse of Nixon Lung LONG BEACH (UPI) Rich. ard Nixon was too weak watch the election returns .elevision Tuesday night but he voted earlier by absentee bal- Urban for Culver, Rural for Stanley (Continued from Page 1.) state's precincts reporting .inofficial results gave: Culver Lorin Oxlcy of Peila, UK American party candidate polled votes. Linn Margin Linn county sent Culver ou nto the stale wilh a margin over Stanley, secont mly lo Polk county's Culver also got strong suppor rom Second district counties Iher Jhan Linn, including a margin in Dubuque ounty and one of in Clin on. Neighboring Johnson county n the First district where Stan :y lives, gave Culver a com- orting bulge of votes. And across the state in Wood- ury, county seat Sioux City here he worked hard to make is name known, Culver won Reginald K. Walters, Cedar victory. Rapids, from Linn, jn fact, the unofficial 781 from Jones. vote margin by which he defeat- K e n n e t h Kersey, Cedar ed Stanley (with a few precincts Rapids, from Linn, still out) actually was surpassed 621 from Jones. in the slate's nine largest coun- William F. Rapier, Cedar es, which gave him a lotal nargin of Urban-Rural In other words, urban Iowa oted for Culver and most of ural Iowa voted for Stanley, ith exceptions in both cases. For example, Stanley carried s home county of Muscatine, s expected, by votes. Mus- aline is one of Iowa's more opulous counties although not in the top nine. Even Pottawattamie and Scott counties among the top nine, traditionally Republican coun- ties, gave Culver the nod. over Stanley, but not by much. Culver's margin in Scott was only 259. In Poltawattamie it was a scant seven votes. All told, Stanley carried 53 coun- ties, Culver 46. publican state office candidates who fared well in Linn. .Kay carried the counly over Slate Sen. James Schaben, Dun- lap Democrat, to with Ralph Scoll, the American candidate, getting 540 voles. Neil's Murk Lt. Gov. Neu carried Linn over State Sen. Charles Miller, Burlington Deiriocral, to wilh Mariin Glade, Wau, 
                            

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