Michael Dukakis
Michael Dukakis /
Lloyd Bentsen
United States Elections
George H.W. Bush
George H.W. Bush /
Dan Quayle
1988
Group
Dukakis
Bush
All Voters
Pct.
46%
53%
SEX
Men
48%
42
58
Women
52
49
51
RACE
White
85
40
60
African-American
10
89
11
Hispanic
3
70
30
AGE
18-29
20
47
53
30-44
35
46
54
45-59
22
42
58
60 & over
22
49
51
INCOME
<$12,500
12
63
37
$12,500-24,999
20
51
49
$25-34,999
20
43
57
$35-49,999
20
43
57
$50-100,000
19
39
61
>$100,000
5
33
67
UNION HOUSEHOLD
Yes
25
57
43
REGION
East
25
49
51
Midwest
28
47
53
South
28
41
59
West
19
47
53
PARTY
Democrat
37
83
17
Republican
35
8
92
Independent
26
43
57
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Liberal
18
82
18
Moderate
45
51
49
Conservative
33
19
81
Notes: Survey by CBS News and the New York Times. Sample of 11,645 voters as they left voting booths on Election Day, November 8, 1988.