Ballot Quiz, August 8 (2011)

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The weekly quiz is a little different this week. We have replaced the weekly map question with the first official question about Ballotpedia's Scorecard page, and added a question regarding Ballotpedia's Tuesday Count. Good luck!

Points added for a correct answer:  
Points for a wrong answer:
Ignore the questions' coefficients:

1. An eminent domain restriction measure in _______ is now being heard by the _______ Supreme Court.

Mississippi, United States
Right state, wrong court.
Mississippi, Mississippi
Correct! Read about the developments here.
Missouri, United States
Wrong!
Missouri, Missouri
Incorrect, but read more about Missouri ballot measures in 2012.

2. August 8 marks the deadline for a proposed Maine veto referendum.

TRUE.
Correct! Here is the measure.
FALSE.
Incorrect.

3. Three possible ballot measures in North Carolina deal with what political topics?

Establishing term limits of legislators to four terms, eminent domain restrictions and reorganizing the State Ballot Board.
Incorrect. It is two terms, not four.
Establishing term limits of legislators to two terms, eminent domain expansion and dissolving the State Board of Education.
Wrong, eminent domain restrictions and reorganizing the board of education are the topics.
Establishing term limits of legislators to two terms, eminent domain restrictions and reorganizing the State Board of Education.
Correct! These amendments will be considered during the next legislative session.
Increasing term limits of legislators to six terms, eminent domain restrictions and changing the name of the State Board of Education.
Incorrect!

4. BALLOTPEDIA SCORECARD QUESTION: How many initiated state statutes are on the 2011 ballot so far this year and in how many states?

4,3
Wrong.
1,1
Sorry!
2,1
Very wrong!
5,2
Yes! The states are Maine and Washington. Read more about this on Ballotpedia's Scorecard.

5. TUESDAY COUNT REVIEW: On February 8, 2011, the Tuesday Count stood at what number with the addition of the Maine slot machine question?

5
Correct! Here is the 2011 Tuesday Count page.
15
The count broke past the 15 measure plane by May 31.
20
The count was over 20 by June 21.
25
27 was the count on July 26.

6. BONUS!

The first election date of 2011 is in the state of .

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