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1988 Presidential Election Interactive Map

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Split Votes

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1988 Actual Election Results

Candidate Party Electoral Votes Popular Votes
George Bush Republican 426 47,946,000
Michael S. Dukakis Democratic 111 41,016,000

1988 Election Facts

  • Dukakis won West Virginia; however one elector cast a vote for Dem. Vice-President candidate Lloyd Bentsen (with Dukakis as Vice-President)
  • Issues of the Day: Stock market crash, Iran-Contra, Progress in US-USSR relations (INF Treaty)