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United States Geography Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural) total: 477 cu km/yr (13%/46%/41%); per capita: 1,600 cu m/yr est. (2000)

United States Government Executive branch chief of state: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; head of government: President George W. BUSH (since 20 January 2001); Vice President Richard B. CHENEY (since 20 January 2001); cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president with Senate approval; elections: president and vice president elected on the same ticket by a college of representatives who are elected directly from each state; president and vice president serve four-year terms (eligible for a second term); election last held 2 November 2004 (next to be held on 4 November 2008); election results: George W. BUSH reelected president; percent of popular vote - George W. BUSH 50.9%, John KERRY 48.1%, other 1.0%

New Mexico Latitude Facts: 34.8375 and New Mexico Longitude Facts: -106.2371

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 303,824,640 (July 2008 estimate)

New Mexico's County Facts:

Bernalillo County Catron County Chaves County Cibola County Colfax County Curry County De Baca County Dona Ana County Eddy County Grant County Guadalupe County Harding County Hidalgo County Lea County Lincoln County Los Alamos County Luna County McKinley County Mora County Otero County Quay County Rio Arriba County Roosevelt County San Juan County San Miguel County Sandoval County Santa Fe County Sierra County Socorro County Taos County Torrance County Union County Valencia County

United States Government Suffrage 18 years of age; universal



Source: CIA - The World Factbook