1988 Presidential General Election Results - West Virginia
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 341,016 52.20%5
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 310,065 47.46%0
Lenora FulaniJoyce DattnerNew Alliance 2,230 0.34%0
YOther - - 0 0.00%1
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Maps1988 West Virginia County Map of General Election Results for President
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Election Notes:
  • One West Virginia Elector cast her ballot as: Lloyd Bensten for President and Michael Dukakis for Vice President
Demographic Data

1990 Population:1,793,477Enum.1990 Population Density:28.8persons/km2
1988 Population:1,830,227Est.1988 Population Density:29.3persons/km2
1980 Population:1,950,186Enum.1980 Population Density:31.3persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:6Electoral Vote Density:305,038persons/EV
Land Area (2000):62,361km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.8%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: West Virginia Secretary of State, "President of the United States," General Election Returns, 1988 (Charleston, 1989)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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