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Bush–Quayle '88
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Campaign 1988 Republican primaries
1988 U.S. presidential election
Candidate George H. W. Bush
Vice President of the United States

Dan Quayle
U.S. Senator from Indiana
Affiliation Republican Party
Status Won election; November 8, 1988
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Key people Lee Atwater (campaign manager), Roger Ailes (media director)
Slogan Experienced Leadership For America's Future

The 1988 presidential campaign of George H. W. Bush began on October 13, 1987, when Bush, then the sitting Vice President of the United States, announced he was running for the Republican Party's nomination in the 1988 U.S. presidential election.

Bush won the 1988 election against Democratic nominee Michael Dukakis on November 8, 1988. He was inaugurated as president on January 20, 1989.

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