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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, or use the name provided to you.
Note your start and finish times here.
Start time: 12:31 EDT
End time: 2:29 EDT
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. Select one of the measures 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.
Maine Cost-Sharing Tax Formula Amendment (1978)
- Maine Insurance Guarantee Requirements Amendment (1978)
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.
Vote results box: Maine Cost-Sharing Tax Formula Amendment (1978)
- There were eight statewide ballot measures of the 2008 South Dakota ballot.
- Forty-five states have lieutenant governors. States that do not have lieutenant governors include: Arizona, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Wyoming.
- Republican members of the Michigan State Senate Redistricting Committee include: Chairman Joe Hune, Vice-chair Rick Jones, Dave Hildenbrand, Jim Marleau, John Moolenaar, and John Proos. Democratic members of the committee include Vice-chair Steven Bieda, Bert Johnson, and Virgil Smith.
- Five measures relating to Medical Marijuana were on the ballot in 1998. Measures were approved in Alaska, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. A measure was denied in Arizona.
- The current representative for District 35 in the Texas House of Representatives is Oscar Longoria (D).
- Members of the City Council in Sun Prairie, WI include:
- Russell Fassbender (first elected in 2007)
- Hariah Hutkowski (first elected in 2006)
- Jonathan Freund (first elected in 2006)
- Andrea Gage (first elected in 2013)
- Zachary Weber (first elected in 2004)
- Al Hoffmann (first elected in 2010)
- Dave Carlson (first elected in 2013)
- Mary Polenske (first elected in 2010)
- According to the Sunshine Review, California's Fifth District Court of Appeals ruled in the case of California State University, Fresno Assn., Inc. v. Superior Court that "auxillary associations that act on behalf of public universities are not in themselves public bodies and are therefor not subject to public records requests."
- John Dougall sponsored HB 477 in the Utah 2011 General Session. The bill limited the number of records that could be publicly accessed through the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). HB 477 was repealed shortly after its passage due to widespread public outcry.
- South Dakota 2008 ballot measures
- Lieutenant Governor"
- Membership, Redistricting Committee, Michigan State Senate
- Marijuana on the ballot
- Oscar Longoria
- Russell Fassbender
- Hariah Hutkowski
- Jonathan Freund
- Andrea Gage
- Zachary Weber
- Al Hoffmann
- Dave Carlson
- Mary Polenske
- Sunshine Review, California State University, Fresno Assn., Inc. v. Superior Court
- le.utah.gov, H.B. 477 Government Records Amendments -- Dougall, J.
- Deseret News, Utah lawmakers recall and amend controversial records bill for further study, March 7, 2011
- The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah lawmakers repeal HB477, March 26, 2011