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|State summary=Bordering the Pacific Ocean, [[Oregon]], [[Nevada]], [[Arizona]] and Mexico, California is located on the West Coast of the United States. The state's capital is [[Sacramento, California|Sacramento]].
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California is governed as a republic, with three branches of government – the executive branch consisting of the [[Governor of California|governor]] and other independently elected constitutional officers, the legislative branch consisting of the [[California State Assembly|State Assembly]] and [[California State Senate|State Senate]], and the judicial branch consisting of the {{JP|Supreme Court of California}} and lower courts. California has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from California|U.S. Senate]] and a total of 53 members of the [[United States congressional delegations from California|U.S. House of Representatives]].
'''State executives'''<br>
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[[Governor of California|Governor]] •
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|Capital=Sacramento
[[California Attorney General|Attorney General]] •
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|Nickname=The Golden State
[[California Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] •
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|Motto=Eureka
[[California Controller|Controller]] •
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|Translation=I have found it
[[California Treasurer|Treasurer]] •
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|Population=37.3 million
[[California State Auditor|State Auditor]] •
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|Area=163,695 sq. mi.
[[California Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]] •
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|Admit=1850
[[California Commissioner of Insurance|Commissioner of Insurance]]
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[[California Secretary of Agriculture|Secretary of Agriculture]] •
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[[California Secretary for Natural Resources|Secretary for Natural Resources]] •
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[[California Director of Industrial Relations|Director of Industrial Relations]] •
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[[California President of Public Utilities|President of Public Utilities]]
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'''State legislature'''<br>
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[[California State Legislature|State Legislature]] •
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[[California State Assembly|State Assembly]]
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[[California State Senate|Senate]]
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'''Other'''<br>
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[[California Constitution|Constitution]] •
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[[California Supreme Court|Supreme Court]]
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'''California Counties'''<br>
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[[Alameda County, California ballot measures|Alameda]] • [[Alpine County, California ballot measures|Alpine]] • [[Amador County, California ballot measures|Amador]] • [[Butte County, California ballot measures|Butte]] • [[Calaveras County, California ballot measures|Calaveras]] • [[Colusa County, California ballot measures|Colusa]] • [[Contra Costa County, California ballot measures|Contra Costa]] • [[Del Norte County, California ballot measures|Del Norte]] • [[El Dorado County, California ballot measures|El Dorado]] • [[Fresno County, California ballot measures|Fresno]] • [[Glenn County, California ballot measures|Glenn]] • [[Humboldt County, California ballot measures|Humboldt]] • [[Imperial County, California ballot measures|Imperial]] • [[Inyo County, California ballot measures|Inyo]] • [[Kern County, California ballot measures|Kern]] • [[Kings County, California ballot measures|Kings]] • [[Lake County, California ballot measures|Lake]] • [[Lassen County, California ballot measures|Lassen]] • [[Los Angeles County, California ballot measures|Los Angeles]] • [[Madera County, California ballot measures|Madera]] • [[Marin County, California ballot measures|Marin]] • [[Mariposa County, California ballot measures|Mariposa]] • [[Mendocino County, California ballot measures|Mendocino]] • [[Merced County, California ballot measures|Merced]] • [[Modoc County, California ballot measures|Modoc]] • [[Mono County, California ballot measures|Mono]] • [[Monterey County, California ballot measures|Monterey]] • [[Napa County, California ballot measures|Napa]] • [[Nevada County, California ballot measures|Nevada]] • [[Orange County, California ballot measures|Orange]] • [[Placer County, California ballot measures|Placer]] • [[Plumas County, California ballot measures|Plumas]] • [[Riverside County, California ballot measures|Riverside]] • [[Sacramento County, California ballot measures|Sacramento]] • [[San Benito County, California ballot measures|San Benito]] • [[San Bernardino County, California ballot measures|San Bernardino]] • [[San Diego County, California ballot measures|San Diego]] • [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]] • [[San Joaquin County, California ballot measures|San Joaquin]] • [[San Luis Obispo County, California ballot measures|San Luis Obispo]] • [[San Mateo County, California ballot measures|San Mateo]] • [[Santa Barbara County, California ballot measures|Santa Barbara]] • [[Santa Clara County, California ballot measures|Santa Clara]] • [[Santa Cruz County, California ballot measures|Santa Cruz]] • [[Shasta County, California ballot measures|Shasta]] • [[Sierra County, California ballot measures|Sierra]] • [[Siskiyou County, California ballot measures|Siskiyou]] • [[Solano County, California ballot measures|Solano]] • [[Sonoma County, California ballot measures|Sonoma]] • [[Stanislaus County, California ballot measures|Stanislaus]] • [[Sutter County, California ballot measures|Sutter]] • [[Tehama County, California ballot measures|Tehama]] • [[Trinity County, California ballot measures|Trinity]] • [[Tulare County, California ballot measures|Tulare]] • [[Tuolumne County, California ballot measures|Tuolumne]] • [[Ventura County, California ballot measures|Ventura]] • [[Yolo County, California ballot measures|Yolo]] • [[Yuba County, California ballot measures|Yuba]] • '''[[Sunshinereview:California city and county ballot initiatives|All California counties...]]'''
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'''Voting and elections'''
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* [[Portal:Congress|Congress]] ([[United States Senate elections in California, 2012|2012 U.S. Senate]] & [[United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012|House elections]])
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* [[Portal:State Executive Officials|State executive officials]]
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* [[California State Legislature|State legislature]] ([[California State Senate elections, 2012|2012 Senate]] & [[California State Assembly elections, 2012|Assembly elections]])
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* [[List of California ballot propositions|State ballot measures]] ([[California 2012 ballot propositions|2012]])
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* [[Local ballot measures, California|Local ballot measures]]
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* [[Redistricting in California]]
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* [[Recall campaigns in California]]
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* [[California school district bond issues|School district bond issues]]
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* [[California Legislative Analyst's Office]]
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* [[California Fair Political Practices Commission|Fair Political Practices Commission]]
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* [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]]
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'''Laws and history'''
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* [[Laws governing ballot measures in California]]
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** [[Laws governing recall in California|Laws governing recall]]
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** [[Laws governing local ballot measures in California|Laws governing local measures]]
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** [[Laws governing the initiative process in California|Laws governing the initiative process]]
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* [[California signature requirements|Signature requirements]]
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* [[History of Initiative and Referendum in California|State history of initiatives and referendum]]
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for California ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
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'''Media and activism'''
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* [[California media|Newspapers and blogs]]
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* [[California political consultants|Political consultants]]
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* [[California political organizations|Political organizations]] and [[California ballot initiative activists|ballot activists]]
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* Articles '''you''' can improve:
 
**[[California Legislative Analyst's Office]]
 
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The Golden State
Capital:   Sacramento
Motto:   Eureka
Translation:   I have found it
Population:   37.3 million
Area of state:   163,695 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1850

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Bordering the Pacific Ocean, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, California is located on the West Coast of the United States. The state's capital is Sacramento.

California is governed as a republic, with three branches of government – the executive branch consisting of the governor and other independently elected constitutional officers, the legislative branch consisting of the State Assembly and State Senate, and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts. California has two members of the U.S. Senate and a total of 53 members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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