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PE President Elect
1988

Overview1988 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE


George Herbert Walker Bush
James Danforth Quayle

Party: REPUBLICAN
Home State: PR: TX; VP: IN
Electoral Votes: 426
Pop. Vote: 48,886,097 (53.4%)


Michael Stanley Dukakis
Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr.

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: PR: MA; VP: TX
Electoral Votes: 111
Pop. Vote: 41,809,074 (45.6%)


Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr.
Michael Stanley Dukakis

Party: DEMOCRATIC
Home State: PR: TX; VP: MA
Electoral Votes: 1 click icon for more info


Other Candidates
Party: Libertarian, New Alliance, Populist, etc.
Pop. Vote: 898,965 (1.0%)
Total electoral votes - 538 (from 50 states and D.C.)
Majority needed to win - 270
Total popular vote - 91,594,136

Electoral Map1988 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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Electoral College 1988

Background1988 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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State Results1988 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
STATE RESULTS | OTHER CANDIDATES | TOP OF PAGE

In 1988, 538 electoral votes were available; 270 votes were needed to secure the win.
Percentages are rounded and based on votes to all candidates.
STATE BUSH DUKAKIS EVs
ALABAMA 815,576 (59%) 549,506 (40%) 9
ALASKA 119,251 (60%) 72,584 (36%) 3
ARIZONA 702,541 (60%) 454,029 (39%) 7
ARKANSAS 466,578 (56%) 349,237 (42%) 6
CALIFORNIA 5,054,917 (51%) 4,702,233 (48%) 47
COLORADO 728,177 (53%) 621,453 (45%) 8
CONNECTICUT 750,241 (52%) 676,584 (47%) 8
DELEWARE 139,639 (56%) 108,647 (43%) 3
DIST. OF COLUMBIA 27,590 (14%) 159,407 (83%) 3
FLORIDA 2,617,775 (61%) 1,656,701 (39%) 21
GEORGIA 1,081,331 (60%) 714,792 (40%) 12
HAWAII 158,625 (45%) 192,364 (54%) 4
IDAHO 253,881 (62%) 147,272 (36%) 4
ILLINOIS 2,310,939 (51%) 2,215,940 (49%) 24
INDIANA 1,297,763 (60%) 860,643 (40%) 12
IOWA 545,355 (45%) 670,557 (55%) 8
KANSAS 554,049 (56%) 422,636 (43%) 7
KENTUCKY 734,281 (56%) 580,368 (44%) 9
LOUISIANA 883,702 (54%) 717,460 (44%) 10
MAINE 307,131 (55%) 243,569 (44%) 4
MARYLAND 876,167 (51%) 826,304 (48%) 10
MASSACHUSETTS 1,194,635 (45%) 1,401,415 (53%) 13
MICHIGAN 1,965,486 (54%) 1,675,783 (46%) 20
MINNESOTA 962,337 (46%) 1,109,471 (53%) 10
MISSISSIPPI 557,890 (60%) 363,921 (39%) 7
MISSOURI 1,084,953 (52%) 1,001,639 (48%) 11
MONTANA 190,412 (52%) 168,936 (46%) 4
NEBRASKA 397,956 (60%) 259,235 (39%) 5
NEVADA 206,040 (59%) 132,738 (38%) 4
NEW HAMPSHIRE 281,537 (62%) 163,696 (36%) 4
NEW JERSEY 1,743,192 (56%) 1,320,352 (43%) 16
NEW MEXICO 270,341 (52%) 244,497 (47%) 5
NEW YORK 3,081,871 (48%) 3,347,882 (52%) 36
NORTH CAROLINA 1,237,258 (58%) 890,167 (42%) 13
NORTH DAKOTA 166,559 (56%) 127,739 (43%) 3
OHIO 2,416,549 (55%) 1,939,629 (44%) 23
OKLAHOMA 678,367 (58%) 483,423 (41%) 8
OREGON 560,126 (47%) 616,206 (51%) 7
PENNSYLVANIA 2,300,087 (51%) 2,194,944 (48%) 25
RHODE ISLAND 177,767 (44%) 225,123 (56%) 4
SOUTH CAROLINA 606,443 (62%) 370,554 (38%) 8
SOUTH DAKOTA 165,415 (53%) 145,560 (47%) 3
TENNESSEE 947,233 (58%) 679,794 (42%) 11
TEXAS 3,036,829 (56%) 2,352,748 (43%) 29
UTAH 428,442 (66%) 207,343 (32%) 5
VERMONT 124,331 (51%) 115,775 (48%) 3
VIRGINIA 1,309,162 (60%) 859,799 (39%) 12
WASHINGTON 903,835 (48%) 933,516 (50%) 10
WEST VIRGINIA 310,065 (47%) 341,016 (52%) 5 1
WISCONSIN 1,047,499 (48%) 1,126,794 (51%) 11
WYOMING 106,867 (61%) 67,113 (38%) 3
TOTALS 48,886,097 41,809,074 .
ELECTORAL
VOTES
426 112 .
In 1988, 538 electoral votes were available; 270 votes were needed to secure the win.
Percentages are rounded and based on votes to all candidates.

Other Candidates1988 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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Candidate Party Votes
Ronald E. Paul (TX) /
Andre Marrou (AK)
Libertarian 432,179
Lenora B. Fulani (NY) /
Joyce Dattner (NY)
New Alliance 217,219
David E. Duke (LA) /
Trenton Stokes (AR)
Populist 47,047
Eugene Joseph McCarthy (MN) /
Susan Gardner (IL)
Consumer 30,905
Warren Griffin (AL) /
James S. Burnett (FL)
American Independent 27,818
Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche, Jr. (VA) /
Billy Davis (MS)
National Economic 25,562
William A. Marra (CT) /
Joan Andrews (OH)
Right To Life 20,504
Ed Winn (AZ) /
Helen Betty Halyard
Workers League 18,693
James Mac Warren (NY) /
Kathleen Mickells (WV)
Socialist Workers 15,604
Herbert Lewin (VT) /
F. Booth Dollarhyde (NC)
Peace & Freedom 10,370
Earl Farwell Dodge (CO) /
Warren C. Martin (ND)
Prohibition/National Statesman 8,002
Larry Holmes (NY) /
Gloria Estela La Riva (CA)
Workers World 7,846
Willa Kenoyer Socialist 3,882
Delmar Dennis/Earl Jeppson American 3,475
Jack Herer /
Dana Beal
Grassroots 1,949
Louie G. Youngkeit independent 372
John G. Martin Third World Assembly 236
None of the above N/A 6,934
Other write-ins Misc. 20,368

1988 : OVERVIEW | ELECTORAL MAP | BACKGROUND
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