1988 Presidential General Election Results - New Jersey
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 1,743,192 56.24%16
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 1,320,352 42.60%0
Herbert LewinVikki MurdockPeace & Freedom 9,953 0.32%0
Ron PaulAndre MarrouLibertarian 8,421 0.27%0
YOther (+) - - 17,635 0.57%0
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Demographic Data

1990 Population:7,747,750Enum.1990 Population Density:403.3persons/km2
1988 Population:7,712,352Est.1988 Population Density:401.5persons/km2
1980 Population:7,365,011Enum.1980 Population Density:383.4persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:16Electoral Vote Density:482,022persons/EV
Land Area (2000):19,211km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.5%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: New Jersey Department of State. Election Division, "Votes Cast for President and Vice-President of the United States," State of New Jersey Results of the General Election Held November 8, 1988 (Trenton, 1988)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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