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ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

Popular Vote

Race Type

Primary Election

Filing Deadline

11/30/1987 12:00 pm

Polls Open

2/1/1988 6:00 am

Polls Close

7/1/1988 8:00 pm

Term Starts

1/20/1989 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/20/1993 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 2/10/2004, Updated 6/27/2008

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

11/6/1984

Term

1985-1989

Winner

Ronald Reagan

Party

Republican *

Votes

54,455,075

Percent

58.77%


NEXT ELECTION

Election date

11/8/1988

Term

1989-1993

Winner

George H.W. Bush

Party

Republican

Votes

48,886,588

Percent

53.37%


NARRATIVE

Republican Presidential Candidacies, 1988
ContenderEntranceExit
Pierre DuPont 9/16/1986 2/18/1988
Jack Kemp 2/17/1987 3/28/1988
Howard Baker 2/27/1987
Alexander Haig 3/24/1987 2/12/1988
Bob Dole 4/1987 3/29/1988
Paul Laxalt 4/28/1987 8/26/1987
Pat Robertson 10/1/1987 5/11/1988
George H.W. Bush 10/12/1987


DEBATES

10/28/1987

1st Rep Primary Debate

12/1/1987

2d Rep Primary Debate

1/8/1988

3d Rep Primary Debate

1/16/1988

4th Rep Primary Debate

2/14/1988

5th Rep Primary Debate

2/19/1988

6th Rep Primary Debate

2/28/1988

7th Rep Primary Debate


EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

Title

Candidate

Against Candidate

Category

Ad Tone

Video Start Date

 

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

VP George H.W. Bush
(Republican)

8,258,512
67.91%

Sen. Bob Dole
(Republican)

2,333,375
19.19%

 

Pat Robertson
(Republican)

1,097,446
9.02%

 

Rep. Jack F. Kemp
(Republican)

331,333
2.72%

 

 

Unpledged Delegates
(Republican)

56,990
0.47%

 

Gov. Pierre S. "Pete" du Pont, IV
(Republican)

49,783
0.41%

 

Secretary of State Alexander Haig
(Republican)

26,619
0.22%

 

University President Harold E. Stassen
(Republican)

2,682
0.02%

 

 

Mary Jane Wilcox Reagan
(Republican)

2,479
0.02%

 

 

Paul B. Conley
(Republican)

1,101
0.01%

 

Gov. Michael Dukakis
(Republican)

585
0.00%

 

 

Isabell Masters
(Republican)

539
0.00%

 

Rep. Richard A. Gephardt
(Republican)

180
0.00%

 

Jesse L. Jackson
(Republican)

166
0.00%

 

Donald Trump
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

 

Donald Rumsfeld
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

Sen. Paul D. Laxalt
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

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