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Presidential Election 1988

Michael Dukakis

Michael Dukakis /
Lloyd Bentsen

Presidential Election 1988 George Bush Sr.

George Bush /
Dan Quayle



Pre-Election Polling Available in iPOLL

Country on Right/Wrong Track

*Full iPOLL results*
Do you think things in this country are moving in the right direction or do you feel things are pretty seriously off on the wrong track?
Sample: National--Registered Voters
Americans Talk Security #11, [Nov 4-Nov 7, 1988]



Most Important Problem

*Full iPOLL results*
What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?
%
12     Budget deficit
12     Economy (general)
11     Drugs
9     War international
9     Unemployment
Sample: National--Registered voters
Note: Top responses shown only.
Gallup Poll, [Sep 9-Sep 11, 1988]



State of the Economy

*Full iPOLL results*
How would you rate the condition of the national economy these days? Is it very good, fairly good, fairly bad or very bad?
Note: Probable electorate
CBS News/New York Times Poll, [Nov 2-Nov 4, 1988]



Personal Financial Situation

*Full iPOLL results*
Would you describe the state of your own personal finances these days as: excellent, good, not so good, or poor?
ABC News/Money Poll, [Oct 31-Nov 27, 1988]








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