Who beat Dukakis?
The 1988 United States presidential election was the 51st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1988. The Republican nominee, incumbent Vice President George H. W. Bush, defeated the Democratic nominee, Governor Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts.
Who was Mondale running mate?
Former Vice President Walter Mondale won the 1984 Democratic nomination for President of the United States, and chose New York Representative Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate. Ferraro was the first woman to be a part of a national ticket for a major party.
Who Won president in 1988?
In the 1988 presidential election, Republican Vice President George H. W. Bush defeated Democratic Governor Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts. Bush won the popular vote by just under eight points, and won 426 of the 538 electoral votes.
Who ran for vice president in 1988?
Incumbent Vice President George H.W. Bush won the 1988 Republican nomination for President of the United States, and chose Indiana Senator Dan Quayle as his running mate.
Who won California in 1988?
California voted for the Republican nominee, Vice President George H. W. Bush, over the Democratic nominee, Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis by a margin of 3.57 percent.
What was the Electoral College vote in 1988?
1988 Electoral College Results
|President||George Bush [R]|
|Electoral Vote||Winner: 426||Total/Majority: 538/270|
|Votes for Others||Lloyd Bentsen (1)|
|Vice President||James Danforth Quayle (426)|
|V.P. Opponents||Lloyd Bentsen (111), Michael Dukakis (1)|
Who was the president before Bush senior?
|39||Jimmy Carter||State legislator|
|41||George H. W. Bush||Federal office|