1988 Presidential General Election Results - New York
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 3,347,882 51.62%36
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 3,081,871 47.52%0
William MarraJoan AndrewsRight to Life 20,497 0.32%0
Lenora FulaniJoyce DattnerNew Alliance 15,845 0.24%0
Ron PaulAndre MarrouLibertarian 12,109 0.19%0
Larry HolmesGloria La RivaWorkers World 4,179 0.06%0
James WarrenKathleen MickellsSoc. Workers 3,287 0.05%0
Edward WinnBarry PorsterWrite-in 10 0.00%0
Willa KenoyerRon EhrenreichWrite-in 3 0.00%0
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Election Notes:
  • Dukakis vote is the fusion of Democrat and Liberal parties
  • Bush vote is the fusion of Republican and Conservative parties.
Demographic Data

1990 Population:17,990,778Enum.1990 Population Density:147.1persons/km2
1988 Population:17,941,357Est.1988 Population Density:146.7persons/km2
1980 Population:17,558,165Enum.1980 Population Density:143.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:36Electoral Vote Density:498,371persons/EV
Land Area (2000):122,283km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: New York State Board of Elections, State of New York - State Board of Elections Botes Cast November 8, 1988 for Electors Pledged to Support (Albany, 1988)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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