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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". Note your start and finish times in the section below.
Before beginning the test you must log in to Ballotpedia. Please use the user account information emailed to you.
Note your start and finish times here.
Start time: 10:24 (2013-07-11)
End time: 12:40 (2013-07-11)
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?
- In 2008, South Dakota voted on a total of eight statewide ballot measures. Seven of these appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot. The eighth appeared in a separate statewide proposition vote on June 3.
- 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?
- There were five Medical Marijuana measures on the 1998 ballot. The Medical Marijuana measures included the Alaska Medical Marijuana Act, Measure 8 (1998), the Arizona Medical Use of Schedule 1 Drugs, Proposition 300 (1998), the Nevada Medical Marijuana Act, Question 9 (1998), Oregon Ballot Measure 67, the Medical Marijuana Act (1998), and the Washington Medical Marijuana, Initiative 692 (1998). All were approved except Arizona's Proposition 300, which was voted down.
- 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?
- The Sun Prairie City Council is made up of Jonathan Freund (elected 2006), Andrea Gage (elected 2013), Zachary Weber (first appointed in 2004, then re-elected in 2005), Al Hoffman (elected 2010), Dave Carlson (elected 2013), Mary Polenske (elected 2010), Russell Fassbender (elected 2007), and Hariah Hutkowski (elected 2006).
- What was the decision in the case of California State University, Fresno Assn., Inc. v. Superior Court in California?
- In California State University, Fresno Assn., Inc. v. Superior Court, The California Court of Appeals (Fifth District) found in favor of the defendant (Superior Court). The Superior Court had ordered the university to disclose certain documents to the Fresno Bee, a McClatchy newspaper. The university maintained that these documents were not public records and should not be disclosed. The Court of Appeals upheld the Superior Court's decision that the documents were public records and should be disclosed.
- Who sponsored HB 477 in the Utah 2011 session? What did the bill do? What is it's current status?
- HB 477 was sponsored by Rep. John Dougall and co-sponsored by Rep. Lyle Hillyard. The bill modified the Government Records Access and Management Act, changing the content of certain forms and updating fees for records, among other changes. The bill was approved and signed by the governor on March 8, 2011.
For the final portion of the test you must add a vote results box from a historical mayoral race. Vote result boxes require important wiki skills including research, proper citations and table building code. Guidelines for adding one to a page can be found at Writing:Election histories (state legislators). Researching the race bulleted, add a small summary and the election box inside of the "Results" section indicated below. Follow the format used here
- Independence, Missouri mayoral election, 2010
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.
In 2010, Mayor Don B. Reimal ran unopposed for re-election. The election was held April 6. Reimal was re-elected with 6,730 votes.
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