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United States presidential election, 1988
November 3, 1992
JerryBrown1988 George H. W. Bush, President of the United States, 1989 official portrait
Nominee Jerry Brown George Bush
Party Democrat Republican
Home state California Texas
Running mate Bill Clinton Lamar Alexander
Electoral vote 272 266
States carried 20+D.C 30
Percentage 49.7% 48.5%
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Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Bush/Alexander (26), Blue denotes those won by Brown/Clinton (20+D.C.)
President before election
Jimmy Carter
Democratic Party
Elected President
Jerry Brown
Democratic Party