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John Curtin
... federal Labor to its greatest win with two thirds of seats in the lower house and over 58 percent of the two-party preferred vote, and 55 percent of the primary vote and a majority ... by Ben Chifley, who retained government at the 1946 election with over 54 percent of the two-party vote and a continued Senate majority ...
Economy Of Swaziland
... agriculture, forestry and mining accounting for about 13 percent of GDP, manufacturing (textiles and sugar-related processing) representing 37 percent of GDP and services – with ...
Grant Parish, Louisiana - History - Population and Politics
... The parish has had a 4.3 percent growth rate compared to 1.7 percent for its larger neighbor, Rapides Parish ... Mitt Romney polled 7,082 votes (81.7 percent) in his 2012 race against the Democrat U.S ... Obama, who trailed with 1,422 votes (16.4 percent) ...
Kenya - Economy
... and largely inefficient, employing 75 percent of the workforce compared to less than 3 percent in the food secure developed countries ... expansion in telecommunication and financial activity over the last decade, and now contributes 62 percent of GDP ... Unfortunately, a massive 22 percent of GDP still comes from the unreliable agricultural sector which employs 75 percent of the labor force (a consistent characteristic of under-developed ...
Medicaid - Enrollment
... the largest group being children (18.4 million or 46 percent) ... Medicaid payments currently assist nearly 60 percent of all nursing home residents and about 37 percent of all childbirths in the United States ... The federal government pays on average 57 percent of Medicaid expenses ...

Famous quotes containing the word percent:

    Art is 110 percent sweat.
    Robert Riskin (1897–1955)

    Social Security is a government program with a constituency made up of the old, the near old and those who hope or fear to grow old. After 215 years of trying, we have finally discovered a special interest that includes 100 percent of the population. Now we can vote ourselves rich.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)

    In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority: in 1984, 92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan, compared to only 36 percent of whites.
    Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)