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United States presidential election, 1988
November 8th, 1988
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Nominee George H. W. Bush Michael Dukakis
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Massachusetts
Running mate Dan Quayle Lloyd Bentsen
Electoral vote 439 112
States carried 45 11+DC
Popular vote 48,886,097 41,809,074
Percentage 53.4% 45.6%
Election Map, 1988 (1861 HF)

The United States presidential election, 1988 was a presidential election, held in November 8th, 1988, which saw the victory of Republican candidate George H. W. Bush against Democratic candidate Michael Dukakis.