1988 US Presidential Election Result, Past US election Result, US Presidential Election History Details winner candidates party vote %, US Election Results

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us-map1988 US Presidential Election Result, Past US election Result, US Presidential Election History Details winner candidates party vote %, US Election Results

The United States presidential election of 1988 was the 51st quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 8, 1988. Incumbent Vice President George H. W. Bush won the Republican nomination, and chose Senator Dan Quayle of Indiana as his running mate. The Democrats nominated Governor Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts, with Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas as his running mate.

1988 US Presidential Election Result

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral Running mate
Count Pct vote Vice-presidential candidate Home state Elect. vote
George Herbert Walker Bush Republican Texas 4,88,86,597 53.37% 426 James Danforth Quayle Indiana 426
Michael Stanley Dukakis Democratic Massachusetts 4,18,09,476 45.65% 111 Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. Texas 111
Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. Democratic Texas (a) (a) 1 Michael S. Dukakis Massachusetts 1
Ronald Ernest Paul Libertarian Texas 4,31,750 0.47% 0 Andre Verne Marrou Alaska 0
Lenora Fulani New Alliance Pennsylvania 2,17,221 0.24% 0 (b) 0
Other 2,49,642 0.27% Other
Total 9,15,94,686 100% 538   538
Needed to win 270   270

Source: Wikipedia 

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