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Ballot Quiz, April 22 (2013)

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1. How did Oklahoma's Republican Senators Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe vote on a new gun control bill up for debate after a 68-31 vote?

Neither voted for the bill.
Nope. Sorry!
Inhofe voted for the bill, while Coburn voted against it.
Not Quite!
Coburn voted for the bill to go to debate, while Inhofe voted against it.
Correct! Read more here
Both voted for the gun control to go on to debate.
Wrong! Not off to a good start.

2. In which state did the House of Representatives recently approve an Amendment to eliminate the position of lieutenant governor?

North Carolina
Close! Tennessee is seeking to make the position of lieutenant governor a legislator appointed position.
Correct! Read more about this amendment that is awaiting senate and voter approval.
Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon
New York

3. What does the new referendum proposed by Pennsylvania Representative Catherine Harper seek to accomplish?

legalize marijuana
increase taxes
Not at all.
increase the retirement age for state judges
Yes! Read more here.
none of the above
False! Try again.

4. How many ballot measures are being decided in Washington's April 23rd election?

Sorry! There way too low.
Correct! April 23, 2013 ballot measures in Washington.
Incorrect. That's how many were decided on February 12, where 81 were approved.
Way to many!

5. What percentage of California voters rejected the death penalty elimination measure of 2012?

DefeateddWrong! The measure was defeated.
DefeateddSorry! Way too high.
ApprovedaCorrect! The End the Death Penalty Initiative was narrowly defeated with a 4% margin between rejection and approval.
DefeateddSorry! That's not the right answer.


out of the total state government trifectas are Republican controlled.

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