Ballot Quiz, January 14 (2013)

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1. Three states are holding state executive official elections in 2013. These states are New Jersey, Virginia and ________.

Hawaii
Sorry!
Arizona
Correct!
Wisconsin
Yes! Read more updates on our Executive Summary report.
Florida
Sorry!

2. What country is considering legalizing marijuana following ballot victories in the U.S.?

China
Nope!
England
Nope!
Jamaica
Sorry
Mexico
Correct! This is highlighted in the new and improved Tuesday Count report.

3. Which one of these ballot measures is fake?

Oregon Studded Tire Ban Initiative
See Oregon Studded Tire Ban Initiative (2012)
Montana Daylight Savings Time Referendum
See Montana Daylight Savings Time Referendum (2012)
Florida Eliminate the Supreme Court Amendment
Correct! This is a fake, but take a look at the last six measures on legislative referral chart.
North Dakota Fireworks Referendum
See North Dakota Fireworks Referendum (2012)

4. Oklahoma sent a measure to the 2012 ballot on April 27, 2011 that would ban affirmative action in the state. What other state had a similar measure on the 2010 general election ballot?

Oregon
Nope! However, this measure dealt with the issue of civil rights in the state in 2002.
Arizona
Correct! Proposition 107 asked voters to ban affirmative action programs in the state that were administered by statewide or local units of government.
Rhode Island
Wrong. But Question 1 asked state voters to decide on the state's official name, which some argue deals with historical race issues.
Ohio
Incorrect! Back in 1913, though, gender played a part in this measure.

5. By statute, proposed constitutional amendments in Minnesota are printed on a ____ ballot.

Purple
The Minnesota Vikings' primary color is purple.
Maroon
Color associated with the University of Minnesota Gophers.
Pink
This is correct!
Blue
The Minnesota Timberwolves don this color.

6. BALLOT MEAURE TOTAL BONUS!

The next petition drive deadline for ballot initiatives is in Maine on January .

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