Ballot Quiz, January 28 (2013)

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1. Which initiative in Washington cleared the signature hurdle last week, sending it to the state legislature?

522
This is correct! Read more about this on this page.
517
Correct!
1240
Not off to a good start!
1185
Sorry!

2. How many states have the position of Controller?

11
This is correct!
10
Nope!
9
Sorry
8
Nope!

3. Which two states do not have the position of Treasurer?

New York and New Jersey
Incorrect!
New York and Texas
Yes! This is correct!
Louisiana and Texas
Sorry!
Oregon and California
Sorry!

4. Wyoming is the only state in the union to not have which one of these positions? (Note: All the wrong answers are positions in all 50 states)

Natural Resources Commissioner
Correct! Their general role is maintaining, protecting, and regulating natural resources, including state parks, forests and recreation areas.
Insurance Commissioner
Nope! A Insurance Commissioner's general role is as a consumer protection advocate and insurance regulator.
Public Services Commissioner
A Public Services Commissioner's general role is regulation of essential utility services such as energy, telecommunications, and water.
Labor Commissioner
A Labor Commissioner is a gubernatorial appointment in 46 states. Only in Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Oregon is the position elected.

5. Which state does not allow legislatively-referred constitutional amendments to be sent to the ballot?

Maine
Sorry! But Maine does not allow citizen-initiated amendments.
Hawaii
Hawaii ONLY allows public votes on amendments from Legislature, nothing else.
Vermont
Same as Hawaii.
Delaware
This is correct! Delaware only allows public say on statutes from the Legislature

6. BALLOT MEAURE TOTAL BONUS!

The number of initiatives to file petitions in Maine on January 24 was .

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