Ballot Quiz, August 15 (2011)

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This week, the quiz is all about ballot measure statistics, from filed initiatives, pending ballot proposals and ballot measure totals throughout the year! The elections are coming up, so stay sharp with ballot measures right here every Monday! Next week will feature questions about ballot measure proponents and opponents.

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1.

How many initiatives for the 2012 ballot were filed by August 3 in Massachusetts?

31
This is the correct answer. Some measures were filed more than once.
43
To view a list of 2010 ballot measures in Massachusetts, click here.
16
This is a little more than half of the right answer.
74
This is incorrect.

2.

12 veto referendums are currently pending for the 2012 ballot.

TRUE.
Incorrect! Add one, and you have the correct answer.
FALSE.
Read more about this in last week's Tuesday Count report.

3.

How many total measures are scheduled to appear in the state of Washington?

7
Incorrect. Check out this list Washington ballot measures throughout the years.
3
Check out the state Washington hub page.
9
Wrong!
5
Correct! Read more about this here.

4.

BALLOTPEDIA SCORECARD QUESTION: How many initiated constitutional amendments are on the 2011 ballot so far this year and in how many states?

3,3
Wrong.
3,1
Sorry!
4,1
Close, but still wrong!
4,2
Yes! Read more about Ballotpedia's Scorecard for 2011.

5.

TUESDAY COUNT REVIEW: On May 31, 2011, the Tuesday Count stood at what number with the addition of a Washington measure and ten measures in what state?

3, Louisiana
Wrong! Check out Louisiana 2011 ballot measures.
8, Maine
Nope. Maine only has two measures on the ballot this year.
16, Colorado
Read more about Colorado 2011 ballot measures
19, Texas
Correct! Read more about Ballotpedia's Tuesday Count page, and Texas 2011 ballot measures

6. BONUS!

The 2010 general election was held on November .

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