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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 6, 1982, Tokyo, Japan 4 National Pacific stars and stripes november 1982 Illinois governors race uld wind up in Urt compiled from wire services Republican James Thompson Clung to a 171vote Lead thursday Over democratic challenger Adlai Stevenson Iii after a nearly Complete tally of late returns from Chicago democratic i dont doubt this will end up in said Michael chairman of the Chicago Board of elections As staff members slowly counted the remaining As night follows this election could end up in the Thompso Stevenson race was the Only one of 36 gubernatorial races still officially outstanding from tuesdays los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley thursday still declined to concede defeat to George Deukmejian in his bid for the California executive in the count was finally completed and Anchorage hotel owner Bill a was declared the Winner in that states governors defeating the former state House Tom a Kingmaker image restored it was in the Chicago areas 380 precincts where a unexpected turnout gave Stevenson a big boost and restored some of the Kingmaker Luster to Chicago democratic two Days after the supporters of Stevenson and supporters of Thompson had1 different sets of figures purporting to show accurate Thompsons staff was angered because Stevenson aides though Stevenson trailed in figures used by most news services began calling their Man governor elect Steven the ballots so dampened by rain and humidity that counting machines would not accept them eventually dried on their own and were being counted thursday by Chicago and Cook county they were fed on Byone into counting and there were indications the count was expected to be finished sometime with nearly 99 percent of the state precincts reporting of the states polling places unofficial results gave Thompson votes to Stevenson a margin of just 171 votes out of about million votes in Bradley and the states attorney were awaiting Assur ances that their almost identical vote tallies were we shall look at the figures As quickly As possible to determine whether there is any basis for asking for a Bradley but Bradley Campaign consultant Hank Morris there is a Clear feeling among Tom and his staff not to prolong this thing just for the Sake of prolonging closest race in state history with All of the votes counted in the closest race in California Deukmejian had and Bradley a Gap of out of More than 7 million votes cast and less than one percentage Point the tight race in Illinois proved reelection polls wrong and showed the Chicago democratic which some political observers said saved the 1960 election for John has some life in it the which pumped into the Stevenson Campaign and engineered a sweeping get Ourthe vote was said to have held Back reporting votes until Kennedy needed a surge to get past Richard and then gave him the boost that pushed him into the White James Stevenson Campaign said Stevenson was confident he will be proclaimed Thompson press aide David Gilbert called the outdoing his father Adlai Stevenson Stevenson claim the most outrageous thing Ive displays two holes in one of his shoes election Ever heard in my he said the Thompson his late fathers shoe had Only one Hole Campaign figures show the governor clearly when he was photographed during the 1952 winning an unprecedented third consecutive presidential up democrats take Over 10 state legislative houses Washington a at least 10 state legislative houses fell to the democrats in this years erasing eight years of grassroots rebuilding by the republicans begun in the Wake of with one House still in doubt As vote counting Hie current lineup gives democrats Montpl of both houses of Legislatures in 34 up from and leaves the republicans in total control of Only As vote counting from tuesdays elections one House still in doubt was the Alaska House of which is now held by the democrats and would be the republicans Only gain if it changes the 10 turnovers came in the Delaware Illinois Iowa Senate and Maine Montana Ohio sen Pennsylvania House and Washington House and state Legislatures were a Keystone in the party rebuilding Effort that began after watergate and Republican loss of the White House in under the prodding of then party chairman Bill the gop recruited and spent heavily in legislative grooming Candi jobless benefits jump to a record High in Washington up the num Ber of americans receiving unemployment benefits jumped to a record in the labor department reported thurs Day signalling a probable new increase in the percent jobless the figure was for the week that ended the same period on which last months unemployment rate will be and it marked the seventh straight week that jobless benefits have the Bureau of labor statistics was scheduled to release the october jobless data with expectations it will reach a new pos depression the report on jobless insurance was the first postelection Reading on the nations dismal employment which was cited by Many observers As a major reason for Large democratic gains in House races the report of beneficiaries was above the previous record set a week earlier the highest since the program began in it reflected a increase from the week that ended 18 when the Reading of the percent jobless rate was the percent Overall unemployment rate for september was the highest since when the annual rate was the Al time High was percent in during the heart of the great dates for higher office in the future and gaining strength for state and congressional reapportionment based on the 1980 although republicans failed to make major gains in legislative they did gain enough combined with the veto Power of Republican to hold their own in the remapping democrats now control both houses in Cali Flor Mary min be heroin ring busted Washington up Fri director William Webster announced thursday Federal agents broke up a major heroin Traffick ing group tied directly to two of new York cites five so called organized crime Webster said 13 persons were arrested in Success fully concluding a 16month drug enforcement administration in the agents seized 20 pounds of heroin valued at two handguns and in Webster and spokesman for the drug enforcement administration described it As one of the largest heroin arrests since the French connection was immobilized in the new new North Rhode South Caro West Virginia and wis republicans have majorities in both Chambers in new Hamp North South Vermont and Legislatures Are split Between the two parties now in new York and All 49 members of Nebraska unicameral legislature Are All of those arrested Are members of or Are associated with two new York organized crime Webster he declined to identify which families he referred Daley challenges Byrne Chicago up the Daley name returned to mayoral politics thursday As Richard son of the late declared his candidacy against incumbent Jane currently the county invoked his fathers name As he announced he will run against Byrne in the february democratic Richard Daley served As mayor for 21 years until his death in december

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