extending throughout all parts of a state in the U.S.: a statewide search.
throughout a state: It was applauded statewide.

1910–15, Americanism; state + -wide Unabridged
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There may be a few scattered contests for legislative nominations, but the only
  statewide items on the ballot will be initiatives.
It would be even more likely than the statewide winner-take-all status quo to
  elect the loser.
Statewide testing of students, with penalties for failure, has run into
  opposition from parents across the political spectrum.
Even in statewide races, electoral politics is now a science, not an art.
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