A GUIDE TO THE CONGRESSIONAL RACES: PENNSYLVANIA

PENNSYLVANIA

Population (1994): 12,052,000 (up 1.4% from 1990), 4.6% of U.S. total

Voting-age pop.: 9,212,000; 1994 turnout: 39%

Median age: 35.0 years

Median household income: $32,066 ($198 below U.S. median)

Unemployment: 5.6% (which is the U.S. average, March 1996)

Last presidential election: Clinton (D): 45% Bush (R): 36% Perot (I): 18%

Congressional delegation: 12 Republicans, 11 Democrats

Pennsylvania, once the world's steel capital, also has one of the country's richest histories--the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were written and signed in Philadelphia--and seems aptly named the Keystone State. With no statewide races this year, Pennsylvania's focus is again the...

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