1988 Election Cycle
The state backed a Democrat for president for the fourth consecutive cycle with Michael Dukakis at the top of the ticket.
Down ballot, Independent-Republican U.S. Senator Dave Durenberger had little trouble winning reelection to a third term.
Meanwhile there was no turnover in the U.S. House delegation with five DFL and three GOP incumbents winning reelection for a third consecutive cycle.
Republicans netted one seat in the state House as the DFL maintained a large 81-53 seat margin.
Associate Justice John Simonett was reelected to the Supreme Court for a third term without opposition.