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|State summary=Pennsylvania, nicknamed "The Keystone State" and "The Quaker State," is bordered by [[Maryland]], [[Delaware]], [[Ohio]], [[West Virginia]], [[New York]], [[New Jersey]], Lake Erie and Canada. The eastern state was the second state admitted to the Union. While [[Harrisburg, Pennsylvania|Harrisburg]] is the state’s capital, [[Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|Philadelphia]] is the state’s most populated city.
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Pennsylvania has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Pennsylvania|U.S. Senate]], a total of eighteen members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Pennsylvania|U.S. House of Representatives]], 50 members of the [[Pennsylvania State Senate|State Senate]] and 203 members of the [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].
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[[Governor of Pennsylvania|Governor]] •
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[[Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania|Lieutenant Governor]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Attorney General|Attorney General]] •
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|Motto=Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
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[[Pennsylvania Treasurer|Treasurer]] •
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|Population=12.7 million
[[Pennsylvania Auditor General|Auditor General]] •
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|Area=45,310 sq. miles
[[Pennsylvania Secretary of Education|Secretary of Education]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission|Chairman of Public Utilities]]
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[[Pennsylvania House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] •
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[[Pennsylvania Senate|Senate]]
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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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[[Pennsylvania Supreme Court|Supreme Court]]
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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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'''Voting and elections'''
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* [[Portal:Congress|Congress]] ([[United States Senate elections in Pennsylvania, 2012|2012 U.S. Senate]] & [[United States House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania, 2012|House elections]])
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* [[Portal:State Executive Officials|State executive officials]] ([[Pennsylvania state executive official elections, 2012|2012]])
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* [[Pennsylvania State Legislature|State legislature]] ([[Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012|2012 Senate]] & [[Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012|House elections]])
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* [[List of Pennsylvania ballot measures|State ballot measures]] ([[Pennsylvania 2013 ballot measures|2013]])
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* [[Local ballot measures, Pennsylvania|Local ballot measures]]
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* [[Redistricting in Pennsylvania]]
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* [[Pennsylvania vote fraud|Vote fraud]]
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* [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]]
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** [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania Results]]
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'''Laws and history'''
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* [[Laws governing ballot measures in Pennsylvania]]
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** [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Pennsylvania|Laws governing local measures]]
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* [[Pennsylvania History of I & R|History of initiative and referendum]]
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for Pennsylvania ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
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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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Pennsylvania, nicknamed "The Keystone State" and "The Quaker State," is bordered by Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, West Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Lake Erie and Canada. The eastern state was the second state admitted to the Union. While Harrisburg is the state’s capital, Philadelphia is the state’s most populated city.

Pennsylvania has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of eighteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 50 members of the State Senate and 203 members of the House of Representatives.

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