1988 Presidential General Election Results - North Carolina
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 1,237,258 57.97%13
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 890,167 41.71%0
Lenora FulaniWynonia BurkeNew Alliance 5,682 0.27%0
Ron PaulAndre MarrouWrite-in 1,263 0.06%0
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Demographic Data

1990 Population:6,632,448Enum.1990 Population Density:52.6persons/km2
1988 Population:6,480,675Est.1988 Population Density:51.4persons/km2
1980 Population:5,880,095Enum.1980 Population Density:46.6persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:13Electoral Vote Density:498,513persons/EV
Land Area (2000):126,161km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.2%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: North Carolina State Board of Elections, Abstract of Votes Cast for President at General Election held on November 8, 1988 (Raleigh, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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