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There are three aspects to this test: performing research on the wikis, performing research on the internet, and adding information to an established page. Upon completion of each element, add them to the section of this page called "Results." This test is timed; plan to spend approximately one hour on it in total. Note your start and finish times in the section below.
Before beginning the test you must register with Ballotpedia. Please create a user account for yourself following this naming pattern: First name, month, day. For example: Sara0317.
Note your start and finish times here.
Start time: 2:45 pm
End time: 5:00 pm
Answer the questions below. Provide citations to your answers in proper wiki citation format. Please use pages on the wiki to find your answers.
- How many statewide measures were on the 2008 South Dakota ballot?
- How many states have a Lieutenant Governor? Which states do not?
- Who are the members of the Michigan State Senate Redistricting Committee?
- How many measures relating to Medical Marijuana were on the ballot in 1998? Which (if any) were approved?
- Who is the current representative for District 35 in the Texas House of Representatives?
Answer the questions below. Provide citations to your answers in proper wiki citation format.
- Who is on the City Council for Sun Prairie, WI? When were they elected?
- What was the decision in the case of California State University, Fresno Assn., Inc. v. Superior Court in California?
- Who sponsored HB 477 in the Utah 2011 session? What did the bill do? What is it's current status?
For the final portion of the test you must add a vote results box to either a state ballot measures or state legislative page. Vote results boxes require important wiki skills including research, proper citations, and working with templates. Guidelines for adding one to a page can be found here - state measure guidelines or state legislative guidelines. Select one of the measures/legislators below, and add an "election results" section and vote results box, then link to the section you added in the "Results" section indicated below. After completing the section
cross the link you used out on this list.
In this section, add a link to the sub-section of the complex page you edited. Also write your answers to the research questions here in a bullet-pointed list.
- There were eight statewide measures on the 2008 South Dakota ballot.
- There are 44 states that have Lieutenant Governors, and six that do not. Maine, Arizona, Wyoming, New Hampshire, Oregon, and West Virginia do not have Lieutenant Governors.
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Redistricting Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (6)|
|• Steven Bieda, Vice-chair||• Joe Hune, Chair|
|• Bert Johnson||• Rick Jones, Vice-chair|
|• Virgil Smith||• Dave Hildenbrand|
|• Jim Marleau|
|• John Moolenaar|
|• John Proos|
- There were five measures relating to Medical Marijuana on the ballot in 1998, Alaska Medical Mariuana Act, Measure 8,, Arizona Medical Use of Schedule 1 Drugs, Proposition 300,, Nevada Medical Marijuana Act, Question 9,, Oregon Ballot Measure 67, the Medical Marijuana Act,, and the Washington Medical Marijuana Act, Initiative 692,. The Arizona Medical Use of Schedule 1 Drugs, Proposition 300, was the only one which did not pass.
- Oscar Longoria is the Current District 35 representative in the Texas House of Representatives.
- There are nine City Council members for Sun Prairie, WI. Mayor John Murray, elected April 2011, Al Hoffman, elected April 2010, and re-elected April 2012, Hariah Hutkowski, elected April 2006, and re-elected in 2008, 2010, and 2012, Jonathan Freund, elected April 2006, and re-elected in 2008, 2010, and 2012, Mary Polenske, elected April 2010, and re-elected in 2012, Mike Kostelnik, elected April 2011, Russ Fassbender, elected April 2007, and re-elected in 2009 and 2011, Steve Villand, elected April 2007, and re-elected in 2009 and 2011, and Zachary Weber, who was appointed in May of 2004, ran for office in 2005, and was re-elected in 2007, 2009, and 2011..
- The court ruled in favor of The McClatchy Company..
- John Dougall sponsored HB 477 in the Utah 2011 session. This bill would keep state records of legislators and the governor hidden from the public. The bill has since been repealed.