1988 Presidential General Election Results - Iowa
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 670,557 54.71%8
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 545,355 44.50%0
Lyndon LaRoucheDebra FreemanNom. Petition 3,526 0.29%0
Ron PaulAndre MarrouLibertarian 2,494 0.20%0
Write-In-- 1,613 0.13%0
David DukeFloyd ParkerPatriotic 755 0.06%0
Lenora FulaniJoyce DattnerNew Alliance 540 0.04%0
Willa KenoyerRon EhrenreichSocialist IA 334 0.03%0
Edward WinnBarry PorsterWorkers League 235 0.02%0
James WarrenKathleen MickellsSoc. Workers 205 0.02%0
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Demographic Data

1990 Population:2,776,831Enum.1990 Population Density:19.2persons/km2
1988 Population:2,768,370Est.1988 Population Density:19.1persons/km2
1980 Population:2,913,808Enum.1980 Population Density:20.1persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:8Electoral Vote Density:346,046persons/EV
Land Area (2000):144,701km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.5%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Iowa Secretary of State, comp., "President and Vice President of the United States," General Election November 8, 1988 Official Canvass Summary (Des Moines, 0)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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