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Ballot Quiz, October 10 (2011)

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1. How many initiatives are currently on the 2011 ballot?

13
Sorry!
9
Incorrect.
11
Nope!
12
Correct! Read more about Ballotpedia's 2011 ballot measure analysis

2. BALLOT MEASURE NEWS: Mississippi voters will see three measures on the ballot this year. How many of those measures are facing lawsuits?

1
Wrong! Read more about Mississippi 2011 ballot measures.
2
Correct! You can read more about this on the 2011 lawsuit page.
3
The only measure that was not under litigation is the voter identification question.
None
Incorrect!

3. In 2010, a total of 50 measures appeared on statewide ballots. What percentage of them were defeated at the polls?

46%
Sorry, this is the percentage of approved initiatives.
23%
This is the exact number (not percentage) of initiatives that were approved.
54%
Yes! How do we know all of this information? Our analysis explains it all.
27%
Congratulations! Sort of. If we had asked for the exact number (not percentage) of failed initiatives, this would have been correct.

4. WEEKLY MAP QUESTION: Which of these states implements the citizen initiative and referendum process?
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Arkansas
Correct! Read about initiative process in Arkansas.
Alabama
Incorrect! Sorry.
New Mexico
This is also incorrect.
Kentucky
Wrong! Try again!

5. STATE LAWS: 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. BONUS!

The Lucy Burns Institute, the sponsor of Ballotpedia.org, is located in , Wisconsin.

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