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<p align="justify">''Located in the Northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, the state of Pennsylvania is bordered by Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, West Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Lake Erie and Canada. Nicknamed both “the Keystone state” and “the Quaker state,” Pennsylvania was the second state admitted to the Union in 1787. While Harrisburg is the state’s capital, Philadelphia is the state’s most populated city. Currently, there are two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of eighteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 50 members of the Pennsylvania State Senate and 203 members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Pennsylvania is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas. ''</p></td></tr>
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<td><center>• [[Voting in Pennsylvania|Important voting information]]  <br> • [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br> • [[Redistricting in Pennsylvania|Redistricting]]  •  [[Pennsylvania vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Pennsylvania,'' '''''[[Voting in Pennsylvania|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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{{Election links
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'''State executives'''<br>
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[[Governor of Pennsylvania|Governor]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Auditor General|Auditor General]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission|Chairman of Public Utilities]]
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[[Pennsylvania Executive Director of the Legislative Finance and Budget Committee|Executive Director of the Legislative Finance and Budget Committee]]
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• [[113th United States Congress]]<br>
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• [[Special elections to the 113th United States Congress (2013-2014)|2013-2014 Special Congressional elections]]<br>
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• [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 Congressional elections]]<br>
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'''Pennsylvania Counties'''<br>
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[[Adams County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Adams]] • [[Allegheny County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Allegheny]] • [[Armstrong County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Armstrong]] • [[Beaver County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Beaver]] • [[Bedford County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Bedford]] • [[Berks County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Berks]] • [[Blair County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Blair]] • [[Bradford County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Bradford]] • [[Bucks County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Bucks]] • [[Butler County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Butler]] • [[Cambria County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Cambria]] • [[Cameron County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Cameron]] • [[Carbon County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Carbon]] • [[Centre County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Centre]] • [[Chester County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Chester]] • [[Clarion County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Clarion]] • [[Clearfield County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Clearfield]] • [[Clinton County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Clinton]] • [[Columbia County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Columbia]] • [[Crawford County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Crawford]] • [[Cumberland County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Cumberland]] • [[Dauphin County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Dauphin]] • [[Delaware County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Delaware]] • [[Elk County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Elk]] • [[Erie County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Erie]] • [[Fayette County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Fayette]] • [[Forest County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Forest]] • [[Franklin County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Franklin]] • [[Fulton County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Fulton]] • [[Greene County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Greene]] • [[Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Huntingdon]] • [[Indiana County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Indiana]] • [[Jefferson County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Jefferson]] • [[Juniata County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Juniata]] • [[Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Lackawanna]] • [[Lancaster County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Lancaster]] • [[Lawrence County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Lawrence]] • [[Lebanon County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Lebanon]] • [[Lehigh County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Lehigh]] • [[Luzerne County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Luzerne]] • [[Lycoming County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Lycoming]] • [[McKean County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|McKean]] • [[Mercer County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Mercer]] • [[Mifflin County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Mifflin]] • [[Monroe County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Monroe]] • [[Montgomery County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Montgomery]] • [[Montour County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Montour]] • [[Northampton County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Northampton]] • [[Northumberland County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Northumberland]] • [[Perry County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Perry]] • [[Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Philadelphia]] • [[Pike County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Pike]] • [[Potter County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Potter]] • [[Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Schuylkill]] • [[Snyder County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Snyder]] • [[Somerset County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Somerset]] • [[Sullivan County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Sullivan]] • [[Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Susquehanna]] • [[Tioga County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Tioga]] • [[Union County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Union]] • [[Venango County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Venango]] • [[Warren County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Warren]] • [[Washington County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Washington]] • [[Wayne County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Wayne]] • [[Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Westmoreland]] • [[Wyoming County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|Wyoming]] • [[York County, Pennsylvania ballot measures|York]]
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* [[List of Pennsylvania ballot measures|State ballot measures]] ([[Pennsylvania 2013 ballot measures|2013]])
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Welcome to Pennsylvania on Ballotpedia!


Located in the Northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, the state of Pennsylvania is bordered by Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, West Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Lake Erie and Canada. Nicknamed both “the Keystone state” and “the Quaker state,” Pennsylvania was the second state admitted to the Union in 1787. While Harrisburg is the state’s capital, Philadelphia is the state’s most populated city. Currently, there are two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of eighteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 50 members of the Pennsylvania State Senate and 203 members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Pennsylvania is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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National politics in Pennsylvania


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Bob Casey, Jr.
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Pennsylvania 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Pat Toomey
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Pennsylvania 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Allyson Schwartz
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Democratic PartyDistrict 13 2005January 3, 2015Link
Bill Shuster
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Republican PartyDistrict 9 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Chaka Fattah
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 1995January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Charles W. Dent
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Republican PartyDistrict 15 2005January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Glenn Thompson
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Jim Gerlach
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2003January 3, 2015Link
Joseph R. Pitts
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Republican PartyDistrict 16 1997January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Keith Rothfus
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Republican PartyDistrict 12 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Lou Barletta
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Republican PartyDistrict 11 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Matt Cartwright
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Democratic PartyDistrict 17 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Michael F. Doyle
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Democratic PartyDistrict 14 1995January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Michael G. Fitzpatrick
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Mike Kelly
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Patrick Meehan
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Robert Brady
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 1998January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Scott Perry
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tim Murphy
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Republican PartyDistrict 18 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tom Marino
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Republican PartyDistrict 10 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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The structure of the Pennsylvania judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and various courts of limited jurisdiction.


The federal court system is made up of six federal courts, whose appeals are heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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Pennsylvania
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The Keystone State
Capital:   Harrisburg
Motto:   Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
Population:   12.7 million
Area of state:   45,310 sq. miles
Admitted to U.S.:   1787
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