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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 and must be completed in one sitting (not throughout the three days you have in which to complete it). Plan to spend between one and two hours on it in total. Note your start and finish times in the section below.

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Note your start and finish times here.

Start time: 2:45 PM PST Thursday, December 8, 2011

End time: 5:45 PM PST Thursday, December 8,2011

Wiki research

Answer the questions below. Provide citations to your answers in proper wiki citation format. Please use pages on the wiki to find your answers.

  1. How many statewide measures were on the 1994 Wyoming ballot?
  2. How many states have a Secretary of State? Which states do not?
  3. Which representatives were members of the Missouri House Judiciary Committee in both the 2009-2010 and 2011-2012 legislative sessions?
  4. How many measures relating to term limits were on the ballot in 2000? Which (if any) were approved?
  5. Who is the current representative for District 35 in the Texas House of Representatives?

Internet research

Answer the questions below. Provide citations to your answers in proper wiki citation format.

  1. Who is on the city council in Durham, NC? When were they elected?
  2. What was the decision in the case of State v. Samantha Elabanjo in North Carolina?
  3. Who sponsored HB461 in the Georgia 2011 session? What did the bill do? How many "yeas" did the bill get to pass the senate?

Complex edit

For the final portion of the test you must add a vote results box to a state executive 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 at Writing:Elections (state executive officials). Select one of the incumbents or candidates from below and add a section with a 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.

Results

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.

Wiki research answers

  • A total of 3 statewide measures were on the 1994 Wyoming ballot.
  • Currently 47 out of 50 states have a Secretary of State.
    • Alaska, Hawaii, and Utah are the 3 states that do not have this position.
  • Stanley Cox, Chris Kelly, and Mike Leara are the only 3 representatives who were members of the Missouri House Judiciary Committee in both the 2009-2010 and 2011-2012 legislative sessions.
  • Of the 4 measures relating to term limits on the 2000 ballot only those in Arizona and Nebraska were approved.
  • Jose Aliseda currently represents the 35th District in the Texas House of Representatives.

Internet Research answers

  • The Durham, N.C. City Councilcurrently consist of 7 members; the mayor of Durham, N.C., 3 members elected from specific wards, and 3 elected on at at-large basis.[1]
  • In the case of State v. Samantha Elabanjo Judge Allen Baddour declared North Carolina statute N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14 197 unconstitutional on the grounds that it violates the 1st amendment to the U.S. Constitution.[2]
  • Georgia HB 461 was sponsored in the Georgia House of Representatives by Rick Jasperse 12th, Terry England 108th, John D. Meadows, III 5th, Roger Williams 4th, Timothy Bearden 68th, and Delvis Dutton 166th. Charlie Bethel 54th sponsored GA HB 461 in the Georgia Senate. Receiving 35 "yea" votes to pass the Senate GA HB 461 was signed into law on 04/20/2011 and went into effect on 07/01/2011[3].
    • GA HB 461 allows Georgia to opt out of the U.S. Affordable Care Act and enter into an interstate "health care compact," which would allow member states to regulate health care within their jurisdiction[4].

Beth Wood is the current North Carolina Auditor.

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