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OfficePresident
TypeDemocratic Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1988 - 12:00pm
Polls Open February 01, 1988 - 06:00am
Polls Close July 01, 1988 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 20, 1989 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1993 - 12:00pm
Turnout 10.29% Total Population
ContributorNothing wrong, just gone
Last ModifiedChronicler September 06, 2013 03:15am
Data Sources
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Democratic Presidential Candidacies, 1988
ContenderEntranceExit
Edward M. Kennedy 12/19/1985
Joe Biden 12/1986 9/24/1987
Mario Cuomo 2/19/1987
Sam Nunn 2/21/1987
Richard Gephardt 2/23/1987 3/28/1988
Bruce Babbitt 3/10/1987 2/18/1988
Michael Dukakis 3/16/1987
Jesse Jackson 3/19/1987
Dale Bumpers 3/20/1987
Al Gore 4/10/1987 4/21/1988
Gary Hart 4/13/1987 5/8/1987
Paul Simon 5/18/1987 4/7/1988
Bill Clinton 7/15/1987
Pat Schroeder 9/28/1987
Gary Hart 12/15/1987 3/11/1988

As in 1984, the Democratic contest was more divisive. The early leader, Gary Hart, dropped out of the race when the media reported that he had spent a weekend with a model while his wife was away. In late 1987, however, Hart changed his mind and re-entered the rac

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/1984
NameRonald Reagan Votes54,455,075 (58.77%)
Term01/20/1985 - 01/20/1989 Margin16,877,890 (+18.22%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1988
NameGeorge H.W. Bush Votes48,886,588 (53.37%)
Term01/20/1989 - 01/20/1993 Margin7,077,103 (+7.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceUS President National Vote 11/08/1988
MAP
KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Leaning Call: 0 (0.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
12/17/1987 01/31/1988

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name Gov. Michael Dukakis Jesse L. Jackson Sen. Al Gore Rep. Richard A. Gephardt Sen. Paul M. Simon Sen. Gary Hart Unpledged
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website [Website]
Uncertified Votes9,898,750 (42.46%) 6,788,991 (29.12%) 3,185,806 (13.67%) 1,399,041 (6.00%) 1,082,960 (4.65%) 415,716 (1.78%) 250,307 (1.07%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,109,759 (-13.34%) -6,712,944 (-28.80%) -8,499,709 (-36.46%) -8,815,790 (-37.82%) -9,483,034 (-40.68%) -9,648,443 (-41.39%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (9 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg10.66%-- 15.03%-- 4.24%-- 4.43%-- 7.14%-- 19.11%-- 0.00%--
New York Times 
01/30/88-01/31/88
8.00% 2.0 16.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 4.00% -- 6.00% 3.0 18.00% 5.0 0.00% --
Gordon Black 
01/21/88-01/28/88
13.00% -- 13.00% -- 0.00% -- 9.00% -- 7.00% -- 17.00% -- 0.00% --
Harris Interactive 
01/07/88-01/26/88
15.00% -- 15.00% -- 0.00% -- 6.00% -- 8.00% -- 19.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
01/22/88-01/24/88
16.00% 6.0 15.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 9.00% 7.0 9.00% 1.0 23.00% 8.0 0.00% --
Washington Post/ABC News 
01/17/88-01/23/88
11.00% -- 25.00% -- 6.00% -- 4.00% -- 12.00% -- 23.00% -- 0.00% --
New York Times 
01/17/88-01/21/88
6.00% -- 17.00% -- 0.00% -- 4.00% -- 9.00% -- 23.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D DylanSH99
D Bill Clinton [L]
D Kent Conrad [L]
D Robert T. Matsui
D Bill Bradley [L]
D Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy
D John Kerry
I TX_Socialist
COM Gus Hall [L]
D Thomas Bertram "Bert" Lance
S Pete Seeger [L]
SWP Otis Gough
D Sarnstrom
I Ron Daniels [L]
I John Jay Hooker [L]
D Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings
D Mickey Leland
DFL Paul Wellstone
D Zell Miller
D Sue Laybe
D John
R Rick Perry
R Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer III [L]
D James B. Hunt, Jr. [L]
D Terry Sanford [L]
D Andy
D Brandon
D Charles S. "Chuck" Robb
D David L. Boren
D J. Bennett Johnston
D Sam Nunn
D Ed Koch
R Hikikomori Blitzkrieg!
D Claude D. Pepper [L]
D Butler Derrick
D Robin Tallon
D John M. Spratt, Jr.
D RBH
D Joe Trippi
D John D. Dingell
D Robert Evander McNair [L]
D Richard Wilson Riley [L]
DFL Ember D. Reichgott Junge
D Howard Dean
D COSDem
IndP 6921
D Dodge Landesman
DFL John J. Marty
DFL Donald M. Fraser
D John Carl West
Laf-W Craverguy
D Russ Feingold
G Cynthia McKinney
D Debbie Stabenow
D Robert Charles Krueger
D Charles T. Manatt
D Stephen J. Solarz
D Carl B. Albert
D Berkley Bedell
D William Lehman
D Bob
DL Some say...
D PA-FL Dem
J Dr. Cynic
L FBL
I Dick Mahoney
  Des Moines Register
Veg Nothing wrong, just gone
D PA-FL Dem
LBT Silver Dime
R Charles H. Keating, Jr.
D Patricia Schroeder [L]
D H. Warren Beatty [L]
D Jake
  21st Century Democrats
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. Bruce E. Babbitt Lyndon LaRouche David Duke Rep. James A. "Jim" Traficant, Jr. Rep. Douglas E. Applegate Jennifer Alden Wesner Norbert G. Dennerll, Jr.
PartyDemocratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic Democratic
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Uncertified Votes77,780 (0.33%) 70,938 (0.30%) 45,289 (0.19%) 30,879 (0.13%) 25,068 (0.11%) 7,546 (0.03%) 7,298 (0.03%)
Margin-9,820,970 (-42.13%) -9,827,812 (-42.16%) -9,853,461 (-42.27%) -9,867,871 (-42.33%) -9,873,682 (-42.36%) -9,891,204 (-42.43%) -9,891,452 (-42.43%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (9 from 6 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg1.24%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--
New York Times 
01/30/88-01/31/88
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gordon Black 
01/21/88-01/28/88
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Harris Interactive 
01/07/88-01/26/88
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Gallup 
01/22/88-01/24/88
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Washington Post/ABC News 
01/17/88-01/23/88
3.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
New York Times 
01/17/88-01/21/88
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
D Sherrod Brown
D InspectorMorse
F Blue Republican
AENM Angry Russian
AnFed pghopper
D Jason
D Wayne L. Hays [L]
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jul 02, 1987 08:00pm Jul 02, 1987 08:00pm Debate 1st Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Aug 09, 1987 08:00pm Aug 09, 1987 08:00pm Debate 2d Democratic Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Aug 23, 1987 08:00pm Aug 23, 1987 08:00pm Debate 3d Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Sep 27, 1987 08:00pm Sep 27, 1987 08:00pm Debate 4th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Nov 11, 1987 08:00pm Nov 11, 1987 08:00pm Debate 5th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Dec 01, 1987 08:00pm Dec 01, 1987 08:00pm Debate 6th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Jan 15, 1988 08:55pm Jan 15, 1988 08:55pm Debate 7th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Jan 23, 1988 09:00pm Jan 23, 1988 09:00pm Debate 8th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Jan 24, 1988 09:00pm Jan 24, 1988 09:00pm Debate 9th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Jan 25, 1988 09:20pm Jan 25, 1988 09:20pm Debate 10th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Jan 29, 1988 09:00pm Jan 29, 1988 09:00pm Debate 11th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Feb 13, 1988 09:00pm Feb 13, 1988 09:00pm Debate 12th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Feb 17, 1988 09:00pm Feb 17, 1988 09:00pm Debate 13th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Feb 19, 1988 09:00pm Feb 19, 1988 09:00pm Debate 14th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Feb 27, 1988 09:30pm Feb 27, 1988 09:30pm Debate 15th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Feb 29, 1988 09:00pm Feb 29, 1988 09:00pm Debate 16th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Mar 28, 1988 09:00pm Mar 28, 1988 09:00pm Debate 17th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Apr 12, 1988 09:00pm Apr 12, 1988 09:00pm Debate 19th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Apr 12, 1988 09:00pm Apr 12, 1988 09:00pm Debate 18th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Apr 16, 1988 09:00pm Apr 16, 1988 09:00pm Debate 20th Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Apr 22, 1988 09:00pm Apr 22, 1988 09:00pm Debate 21st Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
Apr 23, 1988 09:40pm Apr 23, 1988 09:40pm Debate 22d Dem Primary Debate  Chronicler 
May 25, 1988 07:00pm May 25, 1988 08:00pm Debate 23d Dem Pres Primary Debate  Chronicler 

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