Numbers: Dec. 20, 2004

118,775 Number of votes by which George Bush beat John Kerry in Ohio, according to results certified last week. Kerry does not dispute the outcome but supports a statewide recount, which has been ordered

136,483 Bush's predicted margin of victory in Ohio on election night

1.1 million Estimated number of indecency complaints to the FCC this year; 540,000 are related to the Super Bowl half-time show

99.9% Percentage of the non--Super Bowl complaints lodged by one source, the Parents Television Council

57% Increase in the U.S. foreign-born population from 1990 to 2000

274% Increase in the foreign-born population of North Carolina...

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