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|State summary=Louisiana, also known as the "Pelican State," is located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana's capital is [[Baton Rouge, Louisiana|Baton Rouge]]. However, its largest city is [[New Orleans, Louisiana|New Orleans]].
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Louisiana has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Louisiana|U.S. Senate]], a total of six members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Louisiana|U.S. House of Representatives]], 105 members of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] and 39 members of the [[Louisiana State Senate|State Senate]].
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[[Governor of Louisiana|Governor]] •
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|Capital=Baton Rouge
[[Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana|Lieutenant Governor]] •
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|Nickname=The Pelican State
[[Louisiana Attorney General|Attorney General]] •
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|Motto=Union, justice, and confidence
[[Louisiana Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] •
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[[Louisiana State Treasurer|State Treasurer]] •
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|Population=4.55 million
[[Louisiana Superintendent of Education|Superintendent of Education]] •
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|Area=51,840 sq. mi.
[[Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance|Commissioner of Insurance]] •
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|Admit=1812
[[Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry|Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry]] •
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[[Louisiana Secretary of Natural Resources|Secretary of Natural Resources]] •
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[[Louisiana Executive Director of the Workforce Commission|Executive Director of the Workforce Commission]] •
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[[Louisiana Public Service Commission|Chairman of Public Service Commission]]
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'''State legislature'''<br>
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[[Louisiana State Legislature|State Legislature]] •
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[[Louisiana House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] •
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[[Louisiana Senate|Senate]] •
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[[Louisiana Legislative Auditor|Legislative Auditor]]
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'''Other'''<br>
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[[Louisiana Constitution|Constitution]] •
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[[Louisiana Supreme Court|Supreme Court]]
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'''Louisiana Parishes'''<br>
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[[Acadia Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Acadia]] • [[Allen Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Allen]] • [[Ascension Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Ascension]] • [[Assumption Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Assumption]] • [[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Avoyelles]] • [[Beauregard Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Beauregard]] • [[Bienville Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Bienville]] • [[Bossier Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Bossier]] • [[Caddo Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Caddo]] • [[Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Calcasieu]] • [[Caldwell Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Caldwell]] • [[Cameron Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Cameron]] • [[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Catahoula]] • [[Claiborne Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Claiborne]] • [[Concordia Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Concordia]] • [[De Soto Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|De Soto]] • [[East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|East Baton Rouge]] • [[East Carroll Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|East Carroll]] • [[East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|East Feliciana]] • [[Evangeline Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Evangeline]] • [[Franklin Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Franklin]] • [[Grant Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Grant]] • [[Iberia Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Iberia]] • [[Iberville Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Iberville]] • [[Jackson Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Jackson]] • [[Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Jefferson Davis]] • [[Jefferson Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Jefferson]] • [[La Salle Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|La Salle]] • [[Lafayette Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Lafayette]] • [[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Lafourche]] • [[Lincoln Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Lincoln]] • [[Livingston Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Livingston]] • [[Madison Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Madison]] • [[Morehouse Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Morehouse]] • [[Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Natchitoches]] • [[Orleans Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Orleans]] • [[Ouachita Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Ouachita]] • [[Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Plaquemines]] • [[Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Pointe Coupee]] • [[Rapides Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Rapides]] • [[Red River Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Red River]] • [[Richland Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Richland]] • [[Sabine Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Sabine]] • [[St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. Bernard]] • [[St. Charles Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. Charles]] • [[St. Helena Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. Helena]] • [[St. James Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. James]] • [[St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. John the Baptist]] • [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. Landry]] • [[St. Martin Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. Martin]] • [[St. Mary Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. Mary]] • [[St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|St. Tammany]] • [[Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Tangipahoa]] • [[Tensas Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Tensas]] • [[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Terrebonne]] • [[Union Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Union]] • [[Vermilion Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Vermilion]] • [[Vernon Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Vernon]] • [[Washington Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Washington]] • [[Webster Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Webster]] • [[West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|West Baton Rouge]] • [[West Carroll Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|West Carroll]] • [[West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|West Feliciana]] • [[Winn Parish, Louisiana ballot measures|Winn]]
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'''Voting and elections'''
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* [[Portal:Congress|Congress]] ([[United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2012|2012 U.S. House elections]])
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* [[Portal:State Executive Officials|State executive officials]] ([[Louisiana state executive official elections, 2012|2012]])
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* [[Louisiana State Legislature|State legislature]]
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* [[List of Louisiana ballot measures|State ballot measures]] ([[Louisiana_2012_ballot_measures|2012]])
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* [[Local ballot measures, Louisiana|Local ballot measures]]
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* [[Redistricting in Louisiana]]
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* [[Louisiana school bond elections|School district bond issues]]
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* [[Louisiana recall campaigns|Recalls]]
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* [[Louisiana vote fraud|Vote fraud]]
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* [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]]
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** [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Louisiana|Louisiana Results]]
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'''Laws and history'''
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* [[Laws governing ballot measures in Louisiana]]
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** [[Laws governing recall in Louisiana|Laws governing recall]]
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** [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Louisiana|Laws governing local measures]]
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for Louisiana ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
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* [[History of direct democracy in Louisiana|History of direct democracy]]
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'''Media and activism'''
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* [[Louisiana media|Newspapers and blogs]]
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* [[:Category:Louisiana political organizations|Political organizations]]
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Legislatively-referred state statute                    = {{prohibited}} |
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Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment                  = {{allowed}} |
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* Articles '''you''' can improve:
 
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* Join the [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject_Louisiana|The Louisiana Project]] on Ballotpedia.
 
* Add info on [[Louisiana House of Representatives|Representatives]] and [[Louisiana Senate|Senators]].
 
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The Pelican State
Capital:   Baton Rouge
Motto:   Union, justice, and confidence
Population:   4.55 million
Area of state:   51,840 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1812

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Louisiana, also known as the "Pelican State," is located in the southern region of the United States. Louisiana's capital is Baton Rouge. However, its largest city is New Orleans.

Louisiana has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of six members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 105 members of the House of Representatives and 39 members of the State Senate.

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