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|State summary=Wisconsin, nicknamed "The Badger State," is bordered by [[Minnesota]], [[Iowa]], [[Illinois]], [[Michigan]], Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. It was the 30th state to be admitted to the Union. While [[Madison, Wisconsin|Madison]] is the state’s capital, [[Milwaukee, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]] is the state’s largest city.
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<p align="justify">''Located in the north-central, Great Lakes region of the United States, the state of Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Nicknamed both “the Badger state” and “America’s Dairyland,” Wisconsin was the 30th state admitted to the Union in 1848. While Madison is the state’s capital, the city of Milwaukee is the state’s largest city. Currently, there are two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 8 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the Wisconsin State Senate and 99 members of the Wisconsin State Assembly. As of September 2013, Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin|Ballot access for candidates]]</center></h2>
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Wisconsin has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Wisconsin|U.S. Senate]], a total of eight members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Wisconsin|U.S. House of Representatives]], 33 members of the [[Wisconsin State Senate|State Senate]] and 99 members of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly|State Assembly]].
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|Nickname=The Badger State
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|Population=5.69 million
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<td><center>• [[Voting in Wisconsin|Important voting information]]  <br>•  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br> • [[Redistricting in Wisconsin|Redistricting]]  •  [[Wisconsin vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Wisconsin,'' '''''[[Voting in Wisconsin|<br>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 Wisconsin'''</h2><br>
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<center>[[Wisconsin state budget|State budget]] • [[Wisconsin public pensions|Public pensions]] <br>• [[Wisconsin Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Wisconsin Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] <br>• [[Laws governing ballot measures in Wisconsin|Laws governing ballot measures]] • [[Laws governing recall]] <br>• [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Wisconsin|Laws governing local measures]] <br>• [[Laws governing the initiative process]] • [[Wisconsin signature requirements|Signature requirements]] <br>• [[Public financing of campaigns#Wisconsin|Public Financing of Campaigns]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Wisconsin ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br>• [[History of direct democracy in Wisconsin|History of direct democracy]] • [[Forms of direct democracy in the American states|Forms of direct democracy in the U.S.]]<br><br></center>
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<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Wisconsin judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article VII, Wisconsin Constitution|Article VII]] of the state constitution. The state court system is composed of the {{JP|Wisconsin Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Wisconsin Court of Appeals}}, the {{JP|Wisconsin Circuit Court}} and the {{JP|Wisconsin Municipal Courts}}.''</p>
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* {{JP|United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin}}
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The Badger State
Capital:   Madison
Motto:   Forward
Population:   5.69 million
Area of state:   65,498 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1848

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Wisconsin, nicknamed "The Badger State," is bordered by Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. It was the 30th state to be admitted to the Union. While Madison is the state’s capital, Milwaukee is the state’s largest city.

Wisconsin has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the State Senate and 99 members of the State Assembly.

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