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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 31, 1976, High Point, North Carolina High Point Enterprise sunday Fht Ober la it i Here is ballot for High Point township voters Shoup voting machine instruction ballot in Tim Silica Mot n Ala Cumins 29 in Tim Milot in Lea i urns Sawh a i a Lilac rail a Miks Hist m snowing the Vite tit Stit a a Tim switch Leet. Mow to Onik Ati Thi shoun voting Machin Noti we voting on Tho Mochino hav Thi units with Cross snowing ski Tim or put cd did to Sanni i ballot Ginis Al i action i. Int so. To Hort Cotlin i refs int Aal Vici of Sipin t of to Bahai a a a a i i Index i i \ a demo Rock Republican american labor libertarian ate a nonpartisan i a Ion be Atli i i a a Vonloh in. Anac lift Onn tymm m i on Chi i it worm to news a a a ten pm ame a i tet asian 9 a a a \ How to vote this is the ballot which will be in the voting machines in the 21 High Point township precincts for the elections tuesday Only voters living in the 20 precincts which Are within the High Point City limits can vote in the far right column on the liquor store Issue precinct t no 20 is the one which is not within the City limits Only voters who live outside the City limits High Point school District which does not correspond with the City limits May vote in the nonpartisan Guilford county Board of education race column no. 9. The big levers at the top of the columns May be used to record a straight party Quot votes in the democratic Republican. American. Labor and libertarian races columns 2 through 7�. The voter however must push the Small lever by the name of the candidate of his Choice to record a vote in the president vice president race column no i it. Because a heavy turnout is expected the polls will be open for an extra hour closing at 8 30 pm interest in election seen High by Carol Wilson Utley Enterprise staff writer North Carolina voters Are expected to turn out tuesday at a higher rate than voters across the nation with local participation also expected to be even heavier in Guilford county the longest ballot Ever is expected by elections officials to draw a 65 per cent turnout while in neighbouring Davidson county part of the fifth congressional District a hotly contested race Between Steve Neal and Wilmer Mizell should bring the voters out on the state level. State elections director Alex Brock has forecast a so per cent turnout. Well above the predicted National average. Which May fall below 50 per cent for the first time Ever election interest in High Point is furthered heightened by the City a four alcoholic beverage control referendum like most races nov 2. This one is expected to be close one statewide race which does no to appear close at this time is the governors race. Where Democrat Jim Hunt s Lead varies from a 2 to i margin to Only a narrow Edge depending on who one talks with supporters of the Gopas David Flaherty Are saying their Man still has a Chance to catch Hunt who has led the race from the outset. Also up for grabs is the lieutenant governors seat where Veteran legislator and conservative Jimmy Green meets Republican Bill Hiatt a political newcomer and conservative All eight Council of state positions Are being contested As Well with close contests predicted in Many of those in the sixth co Gressing District rep Richardson i Reyer appears an almost sure Winner Over opposition from the labor party Marion Porter and the libertarian party Carl Wagle. The race is much hotter in the fifth congressional District where Democrat incumbent Neal and former representative Mizell have each brought in the big guns of the National party to help with their campaigns High Point has three chances to put a representative in the state legislature democrats Rachel Gray and Jim Morgan seek a state Senate and state House seat respectively while Republican Donald White goes after one of the seven state House seats. Joining mrs Gray Are democratic incumbents Mcneill Smith and Kathy Sebo and Republican challengers Gene Johnston and Manley i Ewis As Well As Laberite Mike Smedberg state senator Lynwood Smith of High Point is retiring after this session. In the state House race Morgan joins democratic incumbents Henry Frye Tom Gilmore Tom Sawyer Mark Short and Charlie Webb As Well As fellow challenger Mary Seymour on the ballot Republican candidates in addition to White Are Patrick Boardman Margaret Keesee and George by Tius. 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Rafael Hernandez Colon whose of a popular democratic party favors maintaining the Island s present Commonwealth arrangement with the United states has a slight Edge in the latest Independent Rolls Over san Juan mayor Carlos Romero b a r c e i o whose new progressive party would like i Ergo Hico to become the 51st state the puerto Rico Independence party headed by sen Ruben Berrios is hoping to More than double its vote of 52,000 in the 1972 election the latest Independent poll gave his party which favors european Sty in socialism 8 5 to to 5 per cent of the vote wets Drys see Victory on tuesday by Forrest Cates enter Prate City editor amidst a barrage of conflicting persuasion from the wet and the dry forces. High pointers will go to the polls tuesday to vote for the fourth time on whether they want liquor stores their vigorous Campaign virtually at a end. Dry Force leaders predict that the voter will do what they have done in the other three trips to the polls a reject Abc store the leadership of the organization which sponsored the new referendum on the other hand expresses Confidence that the stores will carry this time a i think we have the inside commented the Rev Robert Clegg Leader of the dry citizens for Christian action. A we have worked awfully hard and i am satisfied with our he added the opposition was making similar predictions and evaluations of its efforts Quot i think we Are going to carry it the Abc store said Richard Wood chairman of the newly formed citizens for a better High Point Quot i Don t know by How much but i think we Are going to win Quot other observers of the political scene Are bes Tant to predict the vote either Way. History is in the favor of the Drys. High pointers voted on Abc store for the first time in 1956 in the referendum stores lost by a vote of 5 446 to 2.283 in the second election in 1965 the defeat for Abc stores was almost As overwhelming with a vote of 7,167 against and 3,431 for both of those were special referendums not held in conjunction with regular elections the third Abc referendum was held in 1968 at the same time As the general election the vote was very close Abc stores lost by a margin of Only 355 in heavy voter turnout Abc store advocates Are banking on the fact that the liquor store Issue is on the general election ballot this tune to give the stores a Victory Edge both sides have worked hard but the dry forces under the sponsorship of the citizens for Christian action appear to have worked harder the groups efforts were More evident during the registering period before the voter books closed oct 4 the books closed amidst a flurry of new registrations which officials attributed largely to interest in the pending Abc vote nobody was Able to keep a Core but observers got the impression that most of the new registrants were responding to efforts by the dry forces to build up the dry vote the citizens for a better High Point which got the liquor Issue on the ballot by petition waited until late to open up with its big thrust the drive for the wet vote it being made largely through Media advertising. The group planned weekend door to door visitations to offset an extensive Telephone Campaign Waed by the dry forces last week

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