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Jon Kyl (R)
Junior Senator from Arizona

Elected: 1994 (2nd term)
Hometown: Phoenix
Born: April 25, 1942; Oakland, Neb.
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Caryll Collins; two children
Education: U. of Arizona, B.A. 1962-64; LL.B. 1966
Career: Lawyer
Political Highlights: U.S. House, 1987-95; U.S. Senate, 1995-present
Committees: Energy & Natural Resources; Finance; Select Intelligence; Judiciary
Address: 724 Hart Senate Office Building, Constitution Ave. and Second St., N.E., Washington, DC, 20510-0304
Phone: (202) 224-4521
Fax: (202) 224-2207
E-mail: info@kyl.senate.gov
Web site: kyl.senate.gov

Source: Congressional Quarterly (Updated: January 29, 2000). To suggest updates and corrections: politics.feedback@cq.com


Record and Rankings
RECORD AND RANKINGS

CQ Voting Studies are an annual analysis of a member's support or opposition to a given position. Interest Group Ratings are based on rankings from groups chosen to represent liberal, conservative, business and labor viewpoints.Voting Participation scores are based on the number of times a member voted "yea" or "nay" on roll call votes (not including quorum calls in the House).

CQ Vote Studies
Year Presidential
Support
Party
Unity
  S* O* S O
1998 31% 61% 93% 4%
1997 57 43 98 1
1996 22 75 96 2
1995 21 78 97 2
1994 41 53 93 4
1993 30 67 95 3
1992 90 10 95 4
1991 81 19 95 5
1990 79 19 94 4
S=Support; O=Oppose

Voting Participation
Year %
1998 94
1997 99
1996 98
1995 99
1994 96
1993 98
1992 99
1991 100
1990 98
Interest Groups
Year ADA AFL-CIO CCUS ACU
1998 0% n/a 76% 96 %
1997 0 0 70 96
1996 5 0 100 100
1995 0 0 100 100
1994 5 0 83 90
1993 5 0 100 96
1992 5 33 75 92
1991 5 8 90 100
1990 6 0 86 92

Note on Interest Groups: ADA=Americans for Democratic Action; AFL-CIO=American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations; CCUS=Chamber of Commerce of the United States; ACU=American Conservative Union

Source: Congressional Quarterly (Updated April 1999) AT A GLANCE
AT A GLANCE

State Legislature | Urban Statistics | Registered Voters | U.S. Congress | Term Limits | Elections | Population | Miscellaneous

State Legislature
Bicameral Legislature:
Meets January-April, with a limit of 107 calendar days
House of Representatives: 60 members, 2-year terms
1999 breakdown: 40R, 20D; 34 men, 26 women
Salary: $24,000
Phone: (602) 542-4221
Senate: 30 members, 4-year terms
1999 breakdown: 16R, 14D; 22 men, 8 women
Salary: $24,000
Phone: (602) 542-3559

Urban Statistics
Phoenix: Mayor Skip Rimsza, N-P, Population 1,159,014
Tucson: Mayor Robert E. Walkup (R), Population 449,002
Mesa: Mayor Keno Hawker, N-P, Population 344,764
Glendale: Mayor Elaine Scruggs, N-P, Population 182,219
Tempe: Mayor Neil Giuliano (D), Population 162,701

Registered Voters
Republican: 45%
Democrat: 40%
Other: 15%

U.S. Congress
Senate: 2 R
House: 1 D, 5 R

Term Limits
For state offices: Yes
Senate: 4 consecutive terms
House: 4 consecutive terms

Elections
1996 Presidential Vote:
Bill Clinton 47%, Bob Dole 44%, Ross Perot 8%
1992 Presidential Vote:
George Bush 38%, Bill Clinton 37%, Ross Perot 24%
1988 Presidential Vote:
George Bush 60%, Michael S. Dukakis 39%

Population
1998 population (est.): 4,668,631
1990 population: 3,665,228
1980 population: 2,718,215
Percent change 1980-90: +35%
Rank among states (1998): 21
White: 89%
Black: 4%
Asian or Pacific islander: 2%
American Indian or Eskimo: 6%
Hispanic origin: 21%
Urban: 88%
Rural: 12%
Born in state: 34%
Foreign-born: 8%
Under age 18: 1,278,063 (28%)
Ages 18-64: 2,674,494 (59%)
65 and older: 602,409 (13%)
Median age: 34

Miscellaneous
Web: www.state.az.us
Capital: Phoenix
Median household income: $32,552 (1997)
   Rank among states: 37
Total area: 114,006 sq. miles
   Rank among states: 6

Source: Congressional Quarterly (Updated April 1999)


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