Population (1994): 5,175,000 (up 6.1% from 1990), 2% of U.S. total
Voting-age population: 3,913,000; 1994 turnout, 38%
Median age: 33.6
Median household income: $28,639 ($3,625 below U.S. median)
Unemployment: 5% (0.6% below U.S. average, March 1996)
Last presidential election: Clinton (D): 47% Bush (R): 42% Perot (I): 10%
Congressional delegation: Four Democrats, seven Republicans
Tennessee was one of the plum prizes of the Republican revolution--in 1994 the Volunteer State, with a Democratic tradition dating back to Reconstruction, elected two Republican Senators and shifted its House delegation from 6-to-3 Democratic to 5-to-4 Republican. Two retirees, Jamie Quillen (R) and Harold...