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  Britain.tv Wikipedia - Washington
Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Washington is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west; Oregon to the south (the Columbia River forming most of this border); Idaho to the east and British Columbia, Canada to the north.
The state legislature is composed of a lower House of Representatives and an upper State Senate, with 49 legislative districts apiece.
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 Washington Policy Center • Publications
Washington’s candidate nomination process had appeared long-settled by law and custom until it was upended in June 2000 by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the blanket primary is an unconstitutional imposition upon the freedom of association and freedom of speech guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
The issue is whether Washington’s citizens perceive a public benefit to holding a primary election: whether voters believe that their interest in encouraging parties to hold primary elections justifies the cost to the public of the partisan primary.
The Washington State Grange, was one of the prime sponsors of Initiative 2 which established the blanket primary in 1934.
www.washingtonpolicy.org /ElectionLaws/PBDerhamPrimaryBlanket.html   (6968 words)

 Washington - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As of the 2000 census, the state population is approximately 5.9 million.
Washington is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Oregon to the south, Idaho to the east, and British Columbia, Canada to the north.
Washington also ranked second in the nation in grapes (all varieties taken together), apricots, asparagus (over a third of the country's production), and green peas for processing; third in the nation for wheat, prunes and plums, summer dry onions, trout, and butter; fourth in barley and peaches; and fifth in cranberries and strawberries.
www.internet-encyclopedia.com /ie/w/wa/washington.html   (549 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Washington became the 42nd state in the United States on November 11, 1889.
By the turn of the 20th century the state of Washington was one of dangerous repute in the minds of many Americans.
The state is politically divided by the Cascade Mountains, with Western Washington being Democratic (particularly Greater Seattle) and Eastern Washington being Republican.
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 Testimony: John Forster - 3
If Washington were to be accepted by Maryland as a new home-rule city in that state, we would gain representation in the US Senate and House of Representatives while preserving our local political infrastructure.
Washington is obviously one of the most well known cities in the world.
Washington DC voters need representation in the House and Senate, and there is no more a feasible, constitutional or bi-partisan way to achieve that goal than passing HR 3709, the District of Columbia Voting Rights Restoration Act of 2004.
www.washingtonmd.org /testimony-Forster3.htm   (934 words)

 Indiana Statehood
Congressional committee for Indiana statehood reports bill to House of Representatives for citizens of Indiana Territory to form a constitution (Thornton, 109).
James Dill, delegate and lawyer from Lawrenceburg, reports 27 rules for government of convention ("Journal of Convention," 7-10).
Delegates resolve to appoint 12 committees to form articles of constitution; employ at least two assistant secretaries; assign delegates to committees ("Journal of Convention," 11-14).
www.statelib.lib.in.us /www/ihb/publications/tlstatehood.html   (600 words)

 Top20Washington.com - Your Top20 Guide to Washington!
Washington also ranked second in the nation in grapes (all varieties taken together), apricots, asparagus (over a third of the country's production) and green peas for processing; third in the nation for wheat, prunes and plums, summer dry onions, trout and butter; fourth in barley and peaches; and fifth in cranberry/cranberries and strawberries.
Washington has usually been considered a key swing state politically, although in recent elections, it has been comfortably in the hands of the Democrats.
The state is literally split down the middle politically, with Eastern Washington firmly in the hands of the Republican Party and Western Washington, especially around Seattle, firmly in Democratic hands.
top20washington.com   (1986 words)

 1857 Constitutional Convention
Sixty delegates met in Salem from August 17 to September 18, 1857 and wrote the document, which they modeled after the 1851 Indiana Constitution.
This bound volume of the convention proceedings records the actions of the delegates during the month it took to draft the state's constitution.
A delegation left shortly afterwards for Washington, DC to request statehood for Oregon.
arcweb.sos.state.or.us /50th/constitution/constitutionpages.html   (138 words)

 New York State Office for the Aging - News and Events - White House Conference on Aging
Delegates will vote on resolutions and develop implementation strategies that will help the President and Congress shape aging policies for the next ten years and beyond.
The formula for state distribution of delegates was based on a total of 200 delegates divided among the states, U.S. Territories, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.
Additional state delegates were based upon each state's percentage of individuals age 55 and older compared to the nation's total population of persons aged 55 and older.
aging.state.ny.us /news/whoca/whcoadelegates.htm   (475 words)

 Washington (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The state capital is Olympia and the largest city in Washington is Seattle.
Washington is the only state named after a president, which was George Washington.
Washington is also notable for being home to four of the five longest floating bridges in the world: the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge and Homer M. Hadley Bridge over Lake Washington, and the Hood Canal Bridge connecting the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas.
washington.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1703 words)

 Alabama Day - Timeline
state in the United States of America (both the House and Senate of the state’s General Assembly were in session on that Tuesday, meeting jointly in the afternoon to make judicial appointments).
Following the regulations prescribed by Congress for the admission of new states to the Union, the Alabama Territory called a Constitutional Convention to meet in Huntsville, Alabama, on July 5, 1819.
The original Constitution was kept by the Secretary of State of Alabama until it was turned over to the Alabama Department of Archives and History where it is stored in a sealed metal case.
www.archives.state.al.us /alday/timeline.html   (371 words)

 Primary's message a priority - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
D.C. Democrats say they are not concerned with tomorrow's voter turnout in the nation's first primary, viewing the voting more as a protest symbol of the city's fight for congressional voting rights than an election.
She said if residents do not come out to the polls, it will be because of the weather and newness of the first primary, not because they don't care about voting rights.
One polling place will be selected in each of the city's eight districts, and that vote will be binding to assign delegates to the presidential candidates.
www.washingtontimes.com /national/20040112-123555-2138r.htm   (466 words)

 TEA - Office of High School Completion and Student Support Programs
We are proud that among the many distinguished former program delegates are Senator Susan Collins of Maine, the first program delegate elected to the Senate; Judge Robert Henry, U.S. Court of Appeals; former Ambassador to West Germany Richard Burt; Presidential Advisor Karl Rove and former Presidential Advisor Thomas "Mack" McLarty.
The delegate selection is administered by the Texas Secondary School Principals Association for the Texas Education Agency.
permanent resident of the United States and currently enrolled in a public or private secondary school located in the state (including for these purposes the District of Columbia) in which either one of his or her parents or guardians legally resides.
www.tea.state.tx.us /Youth   (460 words)

 Letter Regarding H.R. 6 Unfunded Mandates
The National Conference of State Legislatures urges you to support a point of order against H.R. 6 for its inclusion of unfunded federal mandates that would be imposed on state and local governments with the adoption of this legislation.
Congress, unfunded federal mandates exceeding $51 billion were imposed on state and local governments.
Thank you for your consideration of our concerns and we are hopeful you will vote not to impose further unfunded mandates on state and local governments.
www.ncsl.org /statefed/UnfundMan.htm   (181 words)

 PA- DEP Update March 13, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
DEP Deputy Secretary for State/Federal Relations Don Welsh joined representatives of the waste importing states to help review options and plan bipartisan legislative strategy.
Exports of waste from New York which are anticipated to increase with the scheduled closure of New York City’s Freshkills Landfill, may generate additional support for the positions proposed by the coalition.
The Virginia House of Delegates recently instructed that state’s liaison office in Washington to work for the passage of interstate waste legislation.
www.dep.state.pa.us /dep/DEPUTATE/POLYCOMM/update/03-13-98/031398u3.htm   (113 words)

 Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Residents are called "Washingtonians" (emphasis on the third syllable, pronounced as tone).
Despite a push from conservative churches across the state to gather signatures on what were dubbed "Referendum Sundays," Eyman was only able to gather 105,103 signatures, more than 7,000 signatures short of the minimum.
This page was last modified 20:38, 21 October 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_state   (3395 words)

 Washington State's 2004 National Delegates! | Democracy for Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On behalf of the Democracy for Washington Community, I would like to say a heartfelt thank-you to all the people who ran to represent the candidate of their choice at the Democratic National Convention.
You all put in a lot of diligent and hard work in the events leading up to the Washington State Congressional District Caucuses and are to be commended for stepping up as you did.
We also congratulate the delegates who were elected in yesterday’s caucuses, and know that the national delegates join us in thanking all the other candidates for making yesterday’s election processes the inspiring events they were.
www.democracyforwashington.com /civicspace-0.5/?q=2004delegates   (317 words)

 United States Congressional Delegations from Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are tables of congressional delegations from Washington to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives.
The current delegation (109th Congress, 2005-2007) consists of two Democratic Senators, six Democratic Representatives, and three Republican Representatives, making Washington's delegation Democratic by a margin of eight to three.
Note: * designates those Congresses in which representatives were elected from the state at large, rather than by district.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_state_congressional_delegates   (224 words)

 Hot Topics - Constitution Day - September 17
On September 17, 1787, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the final draft of the Constitution.
Biography Reference Bank provides complete online biographies of all historical figures, including most delegates to the convention.
Congressional Quarterly Press – Nicely designed portal of information for students and teachers from the publishers of Congressional Quarterly.
www.murraystate.edu /msml/hottopicsconst.htm   (366 words)

 Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The new edition of the official Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, includes updated biographies and information about approximately 12,000 Representatives, Delegates, Resident Commissioners, and Senators, from the 1st through the 108th Congresses.
The Office of the Clerk is pleased to announce the launch of Kids in the House–an interactive center that helps kids learn about the United States House of Representatives and its role in lawmaking.
Find out which Congressional districts are currently vacant.
clerk.house.gov   (271 words)

 Maryland members of the 109th Congress | Congress votes database | washingtonpost.com
MIKULSKI, Barbara Ann, a Representative and a Senator from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., July 20, 1936; graduated, Mount St. Agnes College 1958; received a graduate degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work 1965; social worker in Baltimore; college professor; member, Baltimore City Council 1971-1976; unsuccessful Democratic...
SARBANES, Paul Spyros, a Representative and a Senator from Maryland; born in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., February 3, 1933; attended the public schools of Salisbury; graduated, Princeton University 1954; attended Balliol College, Oxford, England, as a Rhodes Scholar 1954-1957; graduated, Harvard Law School 1960; admitted to the Maryland bar in...
VAN HOLLEN, Christopher, a Representative from Maryland; born in Karachi, Pakistan, on January 10, 1959; B.A., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., 1982; M.P.P., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1985; J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1990; lawyer, private practice; member of the Maryland state house of representatives, 1990-1994; member of the Maryland state...
projects.washingtonpost.com /congress/109/states/md   (507 words)

 Voting Record by Member of Congress
Bush's labor board ruling means 8 million workers could lose their freedom to form unions.
Find out how often your lawmakers voted with Bush.
Click on a state to receive a list of congressional delegates.
www.aflcio.org /issuespolitics/votes/vr_memb.cfm   (63 words)

 Idaho State Officials & Congressional Delegates
All of our State Officials can be reached via e-mail through the State of Idaho Website.
Governor Jack Riggs, M.D. State Capitol, Room 225
Senator Crapo has other offices throughout the State, please call the Boise office to find the office nearest you.
www.idahoartnet.com /resources_state_officials.htm   (123 words)

 Hexapedia - Washington state congressional delegates (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hexapedia - Washington state congressional delegates (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)
Washington State currently sends 11 congressional delegates to the United States Congress - 9 members of the House and 2 Senators.
Washington 6 - Norman D. Dicks (since 1977)
www.hexafind.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/Washington_state_congressional_delegates   (99 words)

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