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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: 8:03 AM
End time: 9:53 AM
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.
New Hampshire Constitutional Convention Question (2002)]]
- Virginia Amendment 3, Right of Appeal (1996)
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.
- There were altogether eight ballot measures on the 2008 South Dakota Ballot.
- There are 44 states in the United States that have a Lieutenant Governor. The states that do not are Maine, Arizona, Wyoming, New Hampshire, Oregon and West Virginia.
- At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, the Democratic members of the Michigan State Senate Redistricting Committee were Steven Bieda, Bert Johnson, and Virgil Smith. The Republican members were Joe Hune, Rick Jones, Dave Hildenbrand, Jim Marleau, John Moolenaar, and John Proos.
- There were four measures relating to Medical Marijuana on the 1998 ballot. All of the measures, in Alaska, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington were approved.
- Lloyd Doggett (D) was re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, and currently holds the office.
- The current members of the City Council in Sun Prairie, WI are Russell Fassbender, Hariah Hutkowski, Jonathan Freund, Steve Villand, Zachary Weber, Al Hoffmann, Mike Kostelnik, and Mary Polenske.
- In the case of California State University, Fresno Assn., Inc. v. Superior Court in California, the court ultimately ruled that the limited nature of the CPRA's definition of public body leads them to declare that the Association is not a public body and therefor not subject to public records requests.
- HB 477, or the Government Records Act, was sponsored by John Dougall and Lyle W. Hillyard. The bill attempted to close access to many government communications and eliminate the current supposition that government records are public. Although the act initially passed, it was repealed in March of 2011, the same month it had was passed through the Utah Legislature.