nominees Ronald Reagan and George Bush celebrate their
nomination with former president Gerald Ford. Reagan chose
Bush as his running mate. They would later take the
presidency from Democratic incumbents Jimmy Carter and
President Ronald Reagan,
left, and Vice President George Bush, the Republican
incumbents, defeated Democratic candidates Walter Mondale
and Geraldine Ferraro in the presidential election to serve
a second term.
Vice President George Bush
celebrates his presidential nomination of the Republican
party for the 1988 campaign.
Republican President George Bush and Vice President Dan
Quayle with a platform that stresses the administration's
international achievements, decentralized authority and
family values. Democrats Bill Clinton and Al Gore defeated
the Republican incumbents to take the presidency.