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Bob Holden (D)

Elected: 2000 (1st term)
Hometown: Jefferson City
Born: August 24, 1949; Kansas City, Mo.
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Family: Wife, Lori Hauser Holden; two children
Education: Southwest Missouri State U., B.A. 1973
Military Service: Mo. National Guard, 1971-75
Career: Congressional aide; assistant to the state treasurer
Political Highlights: Mo. House, 1983-89; Mo. treasurer, 1993-01; governor, 2001-present
Address: Mo. State Capitol, Jefferson City, MO, 65102
Phone: (573) 751-3222
Fax: (573) 751-1495
E-mail: www.gov.state.mo.us/guest.htm
Web site: www.gov.state.mo.us

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

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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
General Assembly:
Meets January-May
House of Representatives: 163 members, 2-year terms
1999 breakdown: 76R, 85D, 1I; 126 men, 36 women
Salary: $29,080
Phone: (573) 751-3659
Senate: 34 members, 4-year terms
1999 breakdown: 16R, 18D; 29 men, 5 women
Salary: $29,080
Phone: (573) 751-3766

Urban Statistics
Kansas City: Mayor Kay Waldo Barnes, N-P, Population 441,259
St. Louis: Mayor Clarence Harmon (D), Population 351,565
Springfield: Mayor Leland Gannaway, N-P, Population 143,407
Independence: Mayor Ron Stewart, N-P, Population 110,303

Registered Voters
Voters do not register by party.

U.S. Congress
Senate: 2 R
House: 5 D, 4 R

Term Limits
For state offices: Yes
Senate: 2 terms
House: 4 terms

Elections
1996 Presidential Vote:
Bill Clinton 48%, Bob Dole 41%, Ross Perot 10%
1992 Presidential Vote:
Bill Clinton 44%, George Bush 34%, Ross Perot 22%
1988 Presidential Vote:
George Bush 52%, Michael S. Dukakis 48%

Population
1998 population (est.): 5,358,692
1990 population: 5,117,073
1980 population: 4,916,686
Percent change 1980-90: +4%
Rank among states (1998): 15
White: 87%
Black: 11%
Asian or Pacific islander: 1%
Hispanic origin: 1%
Urban: 69%
Rural: 31%
Born in state: 70%
Foreign-born: 2%
Under age 18: 1,406,425 (26%)
Ages 18-64: 3,255,038 (60%)
65 and older: 740,595 (14%)
Median age: 35.4

Miscellaneous
Web: www.state.mo.us
Capital: Jefferson City
Median household income: $35,802 (1997)
   Rank among states: 25
Total area: 69,709 sq. miles
   Rank among states: 21

Source: Congressional Quarterly (Updated April 1999)


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