TIME Citizens'Panel: The Voters Assess the Two Tickets

TIME Citizens' Panel

The Eagleton affair has severely but perhaps only temporarily hurt the presidential candidacy of George McGovern, at least in the minds of the TIME Citizens' Panel. In another of a series of surveys conducted for TIME by Daniel Yankelovich, Inc., the panel was interviewed after the Missouri Senator's past mental treatments had been revealed and McGovern had asked him to resign from the vice-presidential race. The panel consisted of 302 citizens chosen randomly from a scientifically selected cross section of more than 2,500 voting-age Americans. Some of the findings:


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