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|State summary=Washington, nicknamed "The Evergreen State," is bordered by [[Oregon]], [[Idaho]], Canada and the Pacific Ocean. The state is named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. It was the 42nd state to be admitted to the Union. While [[Olympia, Washington|Olympia]] is the state’s capital, the city of [[Seattle, Washington|Seattle]] is the state’s most populated city.
 
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Washington has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Washington|U.S. Senate]], a total of ten members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Washington|U.S. House of Representatives]], 49 members of the [[Washington State Senate|State Senate]] and 98 members of the [[Washington House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].
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[[Washington_Governor|Governor]] •
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|Capital=Olympia
[[Washington_Lieutenant_Governor|Lieutenant Governor]] •
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|Nickname=The Evergreen State
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|Motto=Al-ki
[[Washington Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] •
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[[Washington Treasurer|Treasurer]]
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|Population=6.75 million
[[Washington State Auditor|Auditor]] •
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|Area=71,300 sq. mi.
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[[Washington Chairman of Utilities and Transportation|Transportation and Utilities Chairman]]
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[[Washington State Constitution|Constitution]] •
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[[Washington Supreme Court|Supreme Court]]
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'''Washington Counties'''<br>
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[[Adams County, Washington ballot measures|Adams]] • [[Asotin County, Washington ballot measures|Asotin]] • [[Benton County, Washington ballot measures|Benton]] • [[Chelan County, Washington ballot measures|Chelan]] • [[Clallam County, Washington ballot measures|Clallam]] • [[Clark County, Washington ballot measures|Clark]] • [[Columbia County, Washington ballot measures|Columbia]] • [[Cowlitz County, Washington ballot measures|Cowlitz]] • [[Douglas County, Washington ballot measures|Douglas]] • [[Ferry County, Washington ballot measures|Ferry]] • [[Franklin County, Washington ballot measures|Franklin]] • [[Garfield County, Washington ballot measures|Garfield]] • [[Grant County, Washington ballot measures|Grant]] • [[Grays Harbor County, Washington ballot measures|Grays Harbor]] • [[Island County, Washington ballot measures|Island]] • [[Jefferson County, Washington ballot measures|Jefferson]] • [[King County, Washington ballot measures|King]] • [[Kitsap County, Washington ballot measures|Kitsap]] • [[Kittitas County, Washington ballot measures|Kittitas]] • [[Klickitat County, Washington ballot measures|Klickitat]] • [[Lewis County, Washington ballot measures|Lewis]] • [[Lincoln County, Washington ballot measures|Lincoln]] • [[Mason County, Washington ballot measures|Mason]] • [[Okanogan County, Washington ballot measures|Okanogan]] • [[Pacific County, Washington ballot measures|Pacific]] • [[Pend Oreille County, Washington ballot measures|Pend Oreille]] • [[Pierce County, Washington ballot measures|Pierce]] • [[San Juan County, Washington ballot measures|San Juan]] • [[Skagit County, Washington ballot measures|Skagit]] • [[Skamania County, Washington ballot measures|Skamania]] • [[Snohomish County, Washington ballot measures|Snohomish]] • [[Spokane County, Washington ballot measures|Spokane]] • [[Stevens County, Washington ballot measures|Stevens]] • [[Thurston County, Washington ballot measures|Thurston]] • [[Wahkiakum County, Washington ballot measures|Wahkiakum]] • [[Walla Walla County, Washington ballot measures|Walla Walla]] • [[Whatcom County, Washington ballot measures|Whatcom]] • [[Whitman County, Washington ballot measures|Whitman]] • [[Yakima County, Washington ballot measures|Yakima]]
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'''Voting and elections'''
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* [[Portal:Congress|Congress]] ([[United States Senate elections in Washington, 2012|2012 U.S. Senate]] & [[United States House of Representatives elections in Washington, 2012|House elections]])
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* [[Portal:State Executive Officials|State executive officials]] ([[Washington state executive official elections, 2012|2012]])
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* [[Washington State Legislature|State legislature]] ([[Washington State Senate elections, 2012|2012 Senate]] & [[Washington House of Representatives elections, 2012|House elections]])
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* [[List of Washington ballot measures|State ballot measures]] ([[Washington 2013 ballot measures|2013]])
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* [[Local ballot measures, Washington|Local ballot measures]]
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* [[Redistricting in Washington]]
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* [[School bond and tax elections in Washington|School district bond issues]]
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* [[Recall campaigns in Washington]]
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* [[School bond and tax elections in Washington|Voting on school bonds and taxes]]
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'''Laws and history'''
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* [[Laws governing ballot measures in Washington]]
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** [[Laws governing recall in Washington|Laws governing recall]]
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** [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Washington|Laws governing local measures]]
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** [[Laws governing the initiative process in Washington|Laws governing the initiative process]]
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* [[Washington signature requirements|Signature requirements]]
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* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in Washington|State history of initiatives and referendum]]
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for Washington ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
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* [[:Category:Washington political organizations|Political organizations]] and [[:Category:Washington ballot initiative activists|ballot activists]]
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The Evergreen State
Capital:   Olympia
Motto:   Al-ki
Translation:   By and By
Population:   6.75 million
Area of state:   71,300 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1889

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Washington, nicknamed "The Evergreen State," is bordered by Oregon, Idaho, Canada and the Pacific Ocean. The state is named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. It was the 42nd state to be admitted to the Union. While Olympia is the state’s capital, the city of Seattle is the state’s most populated city.

Washington has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 49 members of the State Senate and 98 members of the House of Representatives.

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