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Frank Keating (R)

Elected: 1994 (2nd term)
Note: Term-limited in 2002.
Hometown: Oklahoma City
Born: February 10, 1944; St. Louis, Mo.
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Cathy; three children
Education: Georgetown U., A.B. 1966; U. of Oklahoma, J.D. 1969
Career: Lawyer; FBI agent
Political Highlights: Okla. House, 1972-74; Okla. Senate, 1974-81; U.S. attorney for the northern district of Okla., 1981-84; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1984; Treasury Department assistant secretary, 1985-88; associate attorney general, 1988-89; Department of Housing and Urban Development deputy secretary, 1989-93; governor, 1995-present
Address: Okla. State Capitol, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105
Phone: (405) 521-2342
Fax: (405) 521-3353
E-mail: governor@gov.state.ok.us
Web site: www.governor.state.ok.us

Source: Congressional Quarterly (Updated: February 20, 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
Legislature: Meets February-May yearly
House of Representatives: 101 members, 2-year terms
1999 breakdown: 40R, 61D; 92 men, 9 women
Salary: $38,400
Phone: (405) 521-2711
Senate: 48 members, 4-year terms
1999 breakdown: 15R, 33D; 42 men, 6 women
Salary: $38,400
Phone: (405) 542-0126

Urban Statistics
Oklahoma City: Mayor Kirk Humphreys (R), Population 469,852
Tulsa: Mayor Susan Savage (D), Population 378,491
Norman: Mayor Bob Thompson, Population 90,228
Lawton: Mayor Cecil Powell, Population 82,582

Registered Voters
Democrat: 57%
Republican : 35%
Independent: 8%

U.S. Congress
Senate: 2 R
House: 6 R

Term Limits
For state offices: Yes
Senate and House: No more than 12 years combined.

Elections
1996 Presidential Vote:
Bob Dole 48%, Bill Clinton 40%, Ross Perot 11%
1992 Presidential Vote:
George Bush 43%, Bill Clinton 34%, Ross Perot 23%
1988 Presidential Vote:
George Bush 58%, Michael S. Dukakis 41%

Population
1998 population (est.): 3,300,902
1990 population: 3,145,585
1980 population: 3,025,290
Percent change 1980-90: +4%
Rank among states (1998): 28
White: 83%
Black: 8%
Asian or Pacific islander: 1%
American Indian or Eskimo: 8%
Hispanic origin: 4%
Urban: 68%
Rural: 32%
Born in state: 64%
Foreign-born: 2%
Under age 18: 878,305 (26%)
Ages 18-64: 1,994,333 (60%)
65 and older: 444,453 (13%)
Median age: 35.2

Miscellaneous
Web: www.state.ok.us
Capital: Oklahoma City
Median household income: $29,709 (1997)
   Rank among states: 45
Total area: 69,903 sq. miles
   Rank among states: 20

Source: Congressional Quarterly (Updated April 1999)


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