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United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1988

 

United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1988

United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1988

November 8, 1988

 
Nominee Michael Dukakis George H.W. Bush
Party DFL Republican
Home state Massachusetts Texas
Running mate Lloyd Bentsen Dan Quayle
Electoral vote 10 0
Popular vote 1,109,471 962,337
Percentage 52.91% 45.90%

County Results
  Dukakis—60-70%
  Dukakis—50-60%
  Dukakis—<50%
  Bush—<50%
  Bush—50-60%
  Bush—60-70%

President before election

Ronald Reagan
Republican

Elected President

George H. W. Bush
Republican

The 1988 United States presidential election in Minnesota took place on November 8, 1988, as part of the 1988 United States presidential election. Voters chose ten representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

[1]

Four years earlier Minnesota had been the only state in the entire country to vote for Democrat 1972.

Results

United States presidential election in Minnesota, 1988 [2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Democratic Michael Dukakis 1,109,471 52.91% 10
Republican George H.W. Bush 962,337 45.90% 0
MN Progressive Eugene McCarthy 5,403 0.26% 0
Libertarian Ron Paul 5,109 0.24% 0
Write-ins 3,614 0.17% 0
Socialist Workers James Warren 2,155 0.10% 0
Grassroots Jack Herer 1,949 0.09% 0
New Alliance Lenora Fulani 1,734 0.08% 0
Democrats for Economic Recovery Lyndon LaRouche 1,702 0.08% 0
America First David Duke 1,529 0.07% 0
American Delmar Dennis 1,298 0.06% 0
Workers League Edward Winn 489 0.02% 0
Totals 2,096,790 100.0% 10

References

  1. ^ "1988 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 30 Jan 2013. 
  2. ^ "1988 Presidential General Election Results". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 30 Jan 2013. 
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