George McGovern, 1972
All of that came out later; in the meantime, it was a landslide with McGovern under it. McGovern didn't even win his own state of South Dakota.
Richard Nixon: 520
George McGovern: 17
1. Nixon's campaign staff had many abilities, but coming up with good acronyms wasn't one of them.
2. It was put about that Eagleton told an interviewer that McGovern was in favor of "amnesty, abortion, and acid." This is untrue. Eagleton distinctly said "pot" not "acid."