Candidates for Presidential Nomination in 1988: Major Declared Contestants and Campaign Organizations

This report lists the candidates that have withdrawn from the 1988 Presidential race.

88-65 GOV CRS REPORT FOR CONGRESS TdE UNIVERSITY nF TEXAS AT A?.ISTi" MAR 3 1 1988 GENERAL ~ l t 3 R ~ h ' c - r QEO~CITORY CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION IN 1988: MAJOR DECLAREn CONTESTANTS AND CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATIONS Thomas H. Neale Analyst in American National Government. Government Division February 24, 1988 The Congressional Research Service works exclusively for the Congress, conducting research, analyzing legislation, and providing information at the request of committees, Members, and their staffs. The Service makes such research available, without partisan bias, in many forms including studies, reports, compilations, digests, and background briefings. Upon request, CRS assists committees in analyzing legislative proposals and issues, and in assessing the possible effects of these proposals and their alternatives. The Service's senior specialists and subject analysts are also available for personal consultations in their respective fields of expertise. Congressional Research Service The Library of Congress Washington, D.C. 20540 ADDENDUM TO CRS Report 88-65 COV Candidates for Presidential Nomination in 1988; Maior Declared Contestants and C a m ~ a i mOrganizations) THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES, LISTED IN THIS REPORT, HAVE WITHDRAWN FROM THE 1988 PRESIDENTIAL RACE: Gary Hart (Democrat) Jack F. K e m p (Republican) March 14, 1988 CAhTDIDATESFOR PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION I N 1988: MAJOR DECLARED CONTESTANTS AND CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATIONS ( c u r r e n t a s of February 24, 1988)f T h i s l i s t of major d e c l a r e d c a n d i d a t e s f o r t h e 1988 P r e s i d e n t i a l nomination h a s been prepared according t o t h e f o l l o w i n g c r i t e r i a : 1. P o s i t i v e d e c l a r a t i o n of candidacy f o r e i t h e r t h e Democratic o r Republican nomination; 2. Receipt o r e x p e n d i t u r e of a t l e a s t $1 m i l l i o n , c e r t i f i c a t i o n by t h e F e d e r a l E l e c t i o n Commission f o r e l i g i b i l i t y t o r e c e i v e matching p u b l i c f u n d s , o r both; and 3. Inclusion i n t h e several candidate debates held thus f a r . A complete l i s t of a l l 1988 P r e s i d e n t i a l c a n d i d a t e s can be o b t a i n e d from t h e F e d e r a l E l e c t i o n Commission, O f f i c e of P u b l i c Records, washington, D.C. 20463, by m i t i n g o r c a l l i n g t o l l - f r e e (800) 424-9530 ( o r 376-3140 i n t h e D i s t r i c t of Columbia). The f o l l o w i n g c a n d i d a t e s , l i s t e d i n e a r l i e r v e r s i o n s of t h i s r e p o r t , have terminated t h e i r candidacies. Bruce B a b b i t t ( F e b r u a r y 18, 1988). P i e r r e S. ( P e t e ) du Pont (February 18, 1988). Alexander Baig ( F e b r u a r y 12, 1988). PEMOCEVITJ C PARTY C A W I D A T E S Michael S. Dukakis Governor, Massachusetts, 1975-1978, 1953Announced Candidacy: April 29, 1987 Campaign Organization: Dukakis for President 105 Chauncy St. Boston, Massachusetts 02111 Telephone: 617-451-2480 Richard A. Gephardt U.S. Representative, Missouri, 1977Announced Candidacy: February 23, 1987 Campaign Or~anization: Gephardt for President 304 Pennsylvania Avenue, S . E . Washington, D.C. 20003 Telephone: 202-544-8088 Albert Gore, Jr. U.S. Representative, Tennessee, 1977-1984 U.S. Senator, Tennessee, 1985Announced Candidacy : Campaign Organization: June 29, 1987 Albert Gore, Jr. for President Committee P.0. BOX 15800 Arlington, Virginia 22215 Gary Flart U.S. Senator, Colorado, 1975-1986 Re-Announced Candidacy: December 15, 1997 Campaign Organization: Gary Hart for President 1660 Gilpin Street Denver, Colorado 80218 Telephone: 303-329-0424 CRS- 3 DEMOCRATTC PARTY CAKDIDATES -- COhTIh'lrED J e s s e L. J a c k s o n Founder, P e o p l e U n i t e d t o Save Humanity (P.U.S.H.); Coalition October 1 0 , 1987 Announced Candidacy : Campaign O r g a n i z a t i o n : J a c k s o n f o r P r e s i d e n t 733 1 5 t h S t . , N.W. S u i t e 326 Washington, D.C. 20005 Telephone: 202-783-1110 P a u l Simon U.S. R e p r e s e n t a t i v e , I l l i n o i s , 1975-1984 S e n a t o r , I l l i n o i s , 1985Announced Candidacy: M a y 1 8 , 1987 Campaign O r g a n i z a t i o n : P a u l Simon f o r P r e s i d e n t 302 F i f t h S t r e e t , N.E. Washington, D.C. 20002 U.S. Telephone: 202-543-5000 RFPLrBLTCAK PAP.TY CARDTDATE S George H. Bush U.S. R e p r e s e n t a t i v e , Texas, 1967-1970 V i c e P r e s i d e n t , U.S., 1951Announced Candidacy: October 1 2 , 1987 Campaign O r g a n i z a t i o n : Rush f o r P r e s i d e n t P.0. BOX 65471 Washington, D.C. 20035 Telephone: 202-842-1988 Robert Dole V.S. U.S. R e p r e s e n t a t i v e , Kansas, 1961-1968 Senator, Kansas, l96q Announced Candidacy: November LO, 1987 Caapaign O r g a n i z a t i o n : Dole f o r P r e s i d e n t 1825 "L" S t r e e t , N.W. S u i t e 805 Washington, D.C. 2 0 3 6 - Telephone: 202-223-9400 The Rainbow CRS-4 REPUBLICAY PARTY CmDIDATES -- COFTINLED Jack F. Kemp U.S. Representative, New York, 1971Announced Candidacy: April 6, 1987 Campaign Organization: Jack Kemp for President 1815 North Fort Myer Drive Arlington, Virginia 22009 Telephone: 703-247-1988 Marion G . (Pat) Robertson Founder, Christian Broadcasting Network Announced Candidacy: October 1, 1987 Campai3n Organization: Americans for Robertson P.0.' Bax 1988 Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 Telephone: 804-424-1155