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Ballot Quiz, October 3 (2011)

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1.

____ and ____ are the political topics of initiatives that will be found on the 2011 ballot in Ohio.

Healthcare, labor
Correct! Here is the page to find more information.
Healthcare, abortion
Incorrect. Check out abortion measures on the ballot.
Labor, abortion
Nope!
Both abortion
Very incorrect!

2.

A veto referendum was filed in Maine in order to repeal a law dealing with what subject?

Same-day voter registration
Read more about this here.
Same-sex marriage
Wrong! But check this article out.
Same-ticket governor and lieutenant governor campaigning
Nope!
Same-party vacant seat filling
Sorry!

3.

In Rhode Island, a measure was sent to the ballot for 2012 dealing with what topic?

Same-sex marriage
This has been proposed, but has not made the ballot.
Gambling
Correct! Read about this measure, and its lengthy history, here.
State name
This was a measure back in 2010.
State legislatures
This is incorrect.

4.

WEEKLY MAP QUESTION: This map shows states that had ballot measures in _____. This year saw a same-sex marriage ban amendment in Kansas, a question whether to establish the office of lieutenant governor in New Jersey, and five bond questions in Maine. A total of 45 measures were on the ballot.
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2000
204 measures were on the ballot this year.
2007
43 measures were on the ballot./span>
2005
Yes! Read more about 2005's ballot measures.
2002
40 states had measures on the ballot that year.

5.

TUESDAY COUNT REVIEW: On February 8, 2011, the Tuesday Count stood at what number with the addition of the Maine slot machine question?

5
Correct! Here is the 2011 Tuesday Count page.
15
The count broke past the 15 measure plane by May 31.
20
The count was over 20 by June 21.
25
27 was the count on July 26.

6. BONUS!

Since 1970 odd-numbered years have had an average of ballot questions.

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