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|State summary=New Jersey, nicknamed "The Garden State," borders [[New York]], [[Pennsylvania]], [[Delaware]] and the Atlantic Ocean. It was admitted to the Union in 1787.
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:180%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: black; padding:0.2em 0.4em;"><br>'''Welcome to New Jersey on Ballotpedia!'''<br><br></h2><br>
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<p align="justify">''Bordering New York, Pennsylvannia, Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean, the state of New Jersey’s Constitution of 1947 established the government of New Jersey. It comprises three branches: the executive, headed by the Governor of New Jersey; the legislative (consisting of the bicameral New Jersey Legislature, consisting of the General Assembly and Senate); and judicial, headed by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Currently, New Jersey has two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 12 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 80 members of the New Jersey General Assembly and 40 members of the New Jersey State Senate. As of September 2013, New Hampshire is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have state government trifecta.''</p></td></tr>
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New Jersey comprises of three branches: the executive, headed by the [[Governor of New Jersey]], the legislative, and judicial, headed by the {{JP|New Jersey Supreme Court}}. It has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from New Jersey|U.S. Senate]], a total of 12 members of the [[United States congressional delegations from New Jersey|U.S. House of Representatives]], 80 members of the [[New Jersey General Assembly|General Assembly]] and 40 members of the [[New Jersey State Senate|State Senate]].
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|Capital=Trenton
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|Nickname=The Garden State
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|Motto=Liberty and Prosperity
 
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|Population=8.8 million
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<td><center>''[[New Jersey elections, 2013|There are both regularly scheduled and special elections in New Jersey.]]<br/><hr>'''[[Portal:Elections|Find current U.S. election news and links here]].'''''</center></td></tr></table>
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<td><center>[[Voting in New Jersey|Important voting information]] •<br>  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br>  [[Redistricting in New Jersey|Redistricting]]  •  [[New Jersey vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in New Jersey,'' '''''[[Voting in New Jersey|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:150%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''National politics in New Jersey'''</h2><br>
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• [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 Congressional elections]]<br>
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<center>[[New Jersey state budget|State budget]] • [[New Jersey public pensions|Public pensions]]<br>[[New Jersey Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[New Jersey Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] • [[Laws governing ballot measures in New Jersey]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[Laws governing local ballot measures in New Jersey|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing the initiative process]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for New Jersey ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br><br></center>
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<td><center><br>• [[Governor of New Jersey|Governor]]• [[Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey|Lieutenant Governor]]<br>
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<td><center><br>• [[List of New Jersey ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in New Jersey]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Ballot Measure Scorecard, 2013]]''<br><br></center></td></tr></table></table></td></tr></table>
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<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''New Jersey judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article VI, New Jersey Constitution|Article VI]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|New Jersey Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division|Appellate Division of Superior Court}}, the {{JP|New Jersey Superior Courts}} and various {{JP|Courts in New Jersey#Courts of limited jurisdiction|courts of limited jurisdiction}}.''</p>
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The Garden State
Capital:   Trenton
Motto:   Liberty and Prosperity
Population:   8.8 million
Area of state:   8,721 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1787

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New Jersey, nicknamed "The Garden State," borders New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean. It was admitted to the Union in 1787.

New Jersey comprises of three branches: the executive, headed by the Governor of New Jersey, the legislative, and judicial, headed by the New Jersey Supreme Court. It has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 12 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 80 members of the General Assembly and 40 members of the State Senate.

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