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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

Click here for a table of all races for this office


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

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


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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