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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 November

Republican Party Members Track Votes in Roanoke, Va.; Richard Poff Wins Congressional Seat

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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1 min., 25 sec.
Area Republican Party members and politicians including Richard Poff and Hazel Barger track votes on a blackboard at the Republican Party Headquarters in Roanoke, Va., following the race for the United States presidency and the Virginia sixth district seat. Poff wins the House seat, defeating opponent John Whitehead, and is congratulated by fellow party members.
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