Voters tuned out, but not turned off

Many potential voters have not been tuning in to the Republican extravaganza in Dallas, an informal sampling across the country by Monitor correspondents shows.

About half of those interviewed who had watched the GOP convention on television said they were mostly bored, but that does not describe the general reaction to the top of the party's presidential ticket. President Reagan was getting good reviews even while sitting in a hotel room watching his wife at the convention podium.

Monitor reporters found that even people who watched little or not at all usually had definite opinions about the parties, the platforms, and the candidates.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK