1988 Presidential General Election Results - Texas
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 3,036,829 55.95%29
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 2,352,748 43.35%0
Ron PaulAndre MarrouLibertarian 30,355 0.56%0
YOther (+) - - 7,478 0.14%0
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Demographic Data

1990 Population:16,986,335Enum.1990 Population Density:25.1persons/km2
1988 Population:16,667,146Est.1988 Population Density:24.6persons/km2
1980 Population:14,225,513Enum.1980 Population Density:21.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:29Electoral Vote Density:574,729persons/EV
Land Area (2000):678,051km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: Texas Secretary of State. Elections Division, General Election Returns by Race/County with Turnout Percentages President/Vice President (Austin, 1988)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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