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Vice President Bush and Mrs. Bush Watch Election Returns

November 08, 1988
Source: National Archives

On November 8, 1988, Vice President George H. W. Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush, watched the Presidential election returns announcing Bush's victory over Michael Dukakis with 53 percent of the popular vote. President Bush and his running mate, Dan Quayle, campaigned promising to continue President Ronald Reagan's legacy. 

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