1988 Presidential General Election Results - California
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 5,054,917 51.13%47
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 4,702,233 47.56%0
Ron PaulAndre MarrouLibertarian 70,105 0.71%0
Lenora FulaniB. Kwaku DurenIndependent 31,180 0.32%0
James GriffenCharles MorsaAmerican Ind. 27,818 0.28%0
YOther (+) - - 811 0.01%0
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Demographic Data

1990 Population:29,785,857Enum.1990 Population Density:73.7persons/km2
1988 Population:28,464,230Est.1988 Population Density:70.5persons/km2
1980 Population:23,667,765Enum.1980 Population Density:58.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:47Electoral Vote Density:605,622persons/EV
Land Area (2000):403,933km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.3%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: California Secretary of State, comp., Statement of Vote November 8, 1988 (Sacramento, 1988)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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