A GUIDE TO THE CONGRESSIONAL RACES: WYOMING

WYOMING

Population (1994): 475,000 (up 4.9% from 1990), 0.2% of U.S. total

Voting-age population: 343,000; 1994 turnout, 59%

Median age: 32.0

Median household income: $33,140 ($876 above U.S. median)

Unemployment: 4.7% (0.9% lower than U.S. average, March 1996)

Last presidential election: Clinton (D): 34% Bush (R): 40% Perot (I): 26%

Congressional delegation: No Democrats, three Republicans

Wyoming is conservative, and any Democrat running here must overcome historical precedent to win: the Equality State has not supported a Democratic presidential candidate since Lyndon Johnson in 1964, and has not had a Democrat in either house of Congress since 1976. Wyoming has the...

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