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1988 Electoral College Map
        Electoral Popular
Political Party Presidential Nom. VP Nom. # % # %
Republican George Bush Dan Quayle 426 79.2 48,886,097 53.4
Democratic Michael Dukakis Lloyd Bentsen 111 20.6 41,809,074 45.6

Bush / Quayle

Dukakis / Bentsen

George Bush Michael S. Dukakis
GEORGE BUSH MICHAEL S. DUKAKIS
STATE TOTAL VOTES Republican Democrat
Votes % EV Votes % EV
Alabama 1,378,476 815,576 59.2 9 549,506 39.9  
Alaska 200,116 119,251 59.6 3 72,584 36.3  
Arizona 1,171,873 702,541 60.0 7 454,029 38.7  
Arkansas 827,738 466,578 56.4 6 349,237 42.2  
California 9,887,065 5,054,917 51.1 47 4,702,233 47.6  
Colorado 1,372,394 728,177 53.1 8 621,453 45.3  
Connecticut 1,443,394 750,241 52.0 8 676,584 46.9  
Delaware 249,891 139,639 55.9 3 108,647 43.5  
Dist. of Col. 192,877 27,590 14.3   159,407 82.6 3
Florida 4,302,313 2,618,885 60.9 21 1,656,701 38.5  
Georgia 1,809,672 1,081,331 59.8 12 714,792 39.5  
Hawaii 354,461 158,625 44.8   192,364 54.3 4
Idaho 408,968 253,881 62.1 4 147,272 36.0  
Illinois 4,559,120 2,310,939 50.7 24 2,215,940 48.6  
Indiana 2,168,621 1,297,763 59.8 12 860,643 39.7  
Iowa 1,225,614 545,355 44.5   670,557 54.7 8
Kansas 993,044 554,049 55.8 7 422,636 42.6  
Kentucky 1,322,517 734,281 55.5 9 580,368 43.9  
Louisiana 1,628,202 883,702 54.3 10 717,460 44.1  
Maine 555,035 307,131 55.3 4 243,569 43.9  
Maryland 1,714,358 876,167 51.1 10 826,304 48.2  
Massachusetts 2,632,805 1,194,635 45.4   1,401,415 53.2 13
Michigan 3,669,163 1,965,486 53.6 20 1,675,783 45.7  
Minnesota 2,096,790 962,337 45.9   1,109,471 52.9 10
Mississippi 931,527 557,890 59.9 7 363,921 39.1  
Missouri 2,093,713 1,084,953 51.8 11 1,001,619 47.8  
Montana 365,674 190,412 52.1 4 168,936 46.2  
Nebraska 661,465 397,956 60.2 5 259,235 39.2  
Nevada 350,067 206,040 58.9 4 132,738 37.9  
New Hampshire 451,074 281,537 62.4 4 163,696 36.3  
New Jersey 3,099,553 1,743,192 56.2 16 1,320,352 42.6  
New Mexico 521,287 270,341 51.9 5 244,497 46.9  
New York 6,485,683 3,081,871 47.5   3,347,882 51.6 36
North Carolina 2,134,370 1,237,258 58.0 13 890,167 41.7  
North Dakota 297,261 166,559 56.0 3 127,739 43.0  
Ohio 4,393,699 2,416,549 55.0 23 1,939,629 44.1  
Oklahoma 1,171,036 678,367 57.9 8 483,423 41.3  
Oregon 1,201,694 560,126 46.6   616,206 51.3 7
Pennsylvania 4,536,251 2,300,087 50.7 25 2,194,944 48.4  
Rhode Island 404,620 177,761 43.9   225,123 55.6 4
South Carolina 986,009 606,443 61.5 8 370,554 37.6  
South Dakota 312,991 165,415 52.8 3 145,560 46.5  
Tennessee 1,636,250 947,233 57.9 11 679,794 41.5  
Texas 5,427,410 3,036,829 56.0 29 2,352,748 43.3  
Utah 647,008 428,442 66.2 5 207,343 32.0  
Vermont 243,328 124,331 51.1 3 115,775 47.6  
Virginia 2,191,609 1,309,162 59.7 12 859,799 39.2  
Washington 1,865,253 903,835 48.5   933,516 50.0 10
West Virginia* 653,311 310,065 47.5   341,016 52.2 5*
Wisconsin 2,191,608 1,047,499 47.8   1,126,794 51.4 11
Wyoming 176,551 106,867 60.5 3 67,113 38.0  
Totals 91,594,809 48,886,097 53.4 426 41,809,074 45.6 111
* Lloyd Bentsen (Democratic) received one electoral vote from a faithless elector in West Virginia

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