The economy is marked by steady growth, low unemployment and inflation, and rapid advances in technology.
United States Government - Government type Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition
Arizona Latitude Facts: 33.7712 and Arizona Longitude Facts: -111.3877
United States Government Legislative branch bicameral Congress consists of the Senate (100 seats, 2 members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years) and the House of Representatives (435 seats; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve two-year terms); elections: Senate - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); House of Representatives - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 49, Republican Party 49, independent 2; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 233, Republican Party 202.
United States People Population below poverty line (%) 12% (2004 estimate)
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United States People Population growth rate (%) 0.883% (2008 estimate)