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Statistically speaking

The student Senatorial and presidential elections came to a close last week. With problems arising from ruling bodies on campus, here are some interesting facts on governments of yore:

Number of U.S. Presidents from Pennsylvania: 1, James Buchanan

Number of Presidents who ran for the office while still a member of the House of
Representatives: 1, James A. Garfield

Number of freshman Senators elected in 2004: 9

Proportion of eligible U.S. voters who voted in the 2000 Presidential election:
51 percent

Largest number of vetoes executed by a President:
635, Franklin Roosevelt

Total number of U.S. Senators and Representatives from Pennsylvania since 1789: 1048