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12:36 p.m. EST, Oct 27 '08
General Information
  • CNN Electoral College Map estimate:
    Solid McCain
  • 2004 presidential result:
    George W. Bush with 69 percent
  • Caucus results:
    Barack Obama (D):
    Margin of victory 23 percentage points
    Mitt Romney (R):
    Margin of victory 42 percentage points
Demographics
  • Population 493,782:
    92.1% White
    0.8% Black
    2.3% American Indian/Alaskan native
    0.6% Asian
    0.1% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    1.8% Mixed race
    2.5% Other race
  • Median household income: $37,892
  • Percentage income in poverty, 1999: 11.4%
  • Percentage age 65 and up: 11.6%
  • Percentage with college degree: 21.9%
  • Percentage Hispanic: 6.4%
  • Unemployment rate as of June 2008: 3.2%
Current government
  • Governor:
    Dave Freudenthal (D) term limited 2010
  • U.S. senators:
    Mike Enzi (R) re-election 2008
    Craig Thomas (R) re-election 2012
    • U.S. House delegation:
      1 Republican
    • State Senate:
      17 Democrats, 43 Republicans
    • State House:
      7 Democrats, 23 Republicans

Sources: CNN, Associated Press, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note
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