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|State summary=Tennessee, nicknamed "The Volunteer State" borders [[Kentucky]], [[North Carolina]], [[Georgia]], [[Virginia]], [[Alabama]], [[Mississippi]], [[Arkansas]] and [[Missouri]]. It was admitted to the Union in 1796 as the 16th state. While Tennessee’s capital and second largest city is [[Nashville, Tennessee|Nashville]], the largest city in the Tennessee is [[Memphis, Tennessee|Memphis]].
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<p align="justify">''Located in the southeast region of the United States, Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri. Nicknamed “the Volunteer state,” Tennessee was the 16th state admitted to the Union in 1796. While Tennessee’s capital and second largest city is Nashville, the largest city in the state is Memphis. Currently, there are two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, a total of nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the Tennessee State Senate and 99 members of the Tennessee House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Tennessee is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas. ''</p></td></tr>
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<center> • [[Tuesday Count|The Tuesday Count]] • [[Pension Hotspots Report|Pension Hotspots]] <br><br> • [[Executive Summary|The Executive Summary]] • [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States|Who Runs the States]] <br><br> • [[State Legislative Tracker|The State Legislative Tracker]]  <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections|Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections]] <br><br> • [[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in Tennessee|Ballot access for candidates]]</center></h2>
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Tennessee has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Tennessee|U.S. Senate]], a total of nine members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Tennessee|U.S. House of Representatives]], 33 members of the [[Tennessee State Senate|State Senate]] and 99 members of the [[Tennessee House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].
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|Capital=Nashville
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|Nickname=The Volunteer State
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|Population=6.37 million
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<td><center>• [[Voting in Tennessee|Important voting information]]  <br>•  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br> • [[Redistricting in Tennessee|Redistricting]]  •  [[Tennessee vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Tennessee,'' '''''[[Voting in Tennessee|<br>click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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|Sample=http://www.knoxcounty.org/election/2013elections/pdfs/sample_ballot.pdf
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|Results=http://www.tn.gov/sos/election/results.htm
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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 Tennessee'''</h2><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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• [[United States Senate elections, 2014|2014 U.S. Senate elections]]<br>
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• [[List of candidates who won election to U.S. Congress on November 6, 2012|November 6, 2012 General Election Winners]]
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• [[United States Constitution]]<br>
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<center>[[Tennessee state budget|State budget]] • [[Tennessee public pensions|Public pensions]] <br>• [[Tennessee Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Tennessee Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] <br>• [[Laws governing ballot measures in Tennessee|Laws governing ballot measures]] • [[Laws governing recall]] <br>• [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Tennessee|Laws governing local measures]] <br>• [[Laws governing the initiative process]] <br>• [[Tennessee signature requirements|Signature requirements]] • [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Tennessee|History of initiative and referendum]] <br>• [[History of direct democracy in Tennessee|History of direct democracy]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Tennessee ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br>• [[Forms of direct democracy in the American states|Forms of direct democracy in the U.S.]]<br><br></center>
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<td><center><br>• [[Governor of Tennessee|Governor]]• [[Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee|Lieutenant Governor]]<br>
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• [[Tennessee Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Tennessee Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury|Comptroller]]<br>
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• [[Tennessee Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Tennessee Commissioner of Education|Commissioner of Education]] <br>
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• [[Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture|Commissioner of Agriculture]] • [[Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance|Commissioner of Insurance]] <br>• [[Tennessee Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development|Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development]]<br>
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• [[Tennessee Commissioner of Environment & Conservation|Commissioner of Environment & Conservation]] <br>• [[Tennessee Chairman of Regulatory Authority|Chairman of Regulatory Authority]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Tennessee|Results for Tennessee, ''Who Runs the States'' report]]<br><br></center></td></tr></table>
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<td><center><br>• [[List of Tennessee ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in Tennessee|Recall campaigns]]<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 '''Tennessee judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article V, Tennessee Constitution|Article V]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Tennessee Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Tennessee Court of Appeals}}, the {{JP|Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals}}, the {{JP|Tennessee Chancery Courts}}, the {{JP|Tennessee Circuit Court}}, the {{JP|Tennessee Criminal Court}} and various {{JP|Courts in Tennessee#Courts of limited jurisdiction|courts of limited jurisdiction}}.''</p>
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* {{JP|Supreme Court of the United States}}
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* {{JP|United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit}}
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* {{JP|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee}}
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* {{JP|United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee}}
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* {{JP|United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee}}
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* {{JP|United States bankruptcy court, Eastern District of Tennessee}}
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* {{JP|United States bankruptcy court, Middle District of Tennessee}}
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* {{JP|United States bankruptcy court, Western District of Tennessee}}
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* {{JP|Federal Court Vacancy Warning System}}
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|Nickname = '''The Volunteer State'''
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The Volunteer State
Capital:   Nashville
Motto:   Agriculture and commerce
Population:   6.37 million
Area of state:   42,143 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1796

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Tennessee, nicknamed "The Volunteer State" borders Kentucky, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri. It was admitted to the Union in 1796 as the 16th state. While Tennessee’s capital and second largest city is Nashville, the largest city in the Tennessee is Memphis.

Tennessee has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the State Senate and 99 members of the House of Representatives.

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