Ballot Quiz, December 3 (2012)

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1. According to reports, what states so far may consider the issue of same-sex marriage on future ballots?

Arizona, Maryland, Texas and Florida
Wrong!
Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois and Oregon
Yes! Read more about these developments in this feature article.
Alaska, Maine, Minnesota and Kansas
Nope!
Alabama, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Missouri
Sorry again!

2. A petition to the White House was started in _____ to protect the newly passed marijuana law.

Massachusetts
Nope!
Montana
Sorry.
Colorado
This is correct! Amendment 64 supporters started this petition.
Washington
Incorrect!

3. The issue of the death penalty was considered in California. What other west coast state may consider the same issue?

Washington
Nope!
Oregon
This is correct!Read more on Ballotpedia's Tuesday Count.
Alaska
Nope!
No other west coast state.
Sorry!

4. Under Article V, Section 2 of the Arizona Constitution, the governor must be at least ___ years old, a qualified voter in Arizona, and have been both an American citizen for ___ years and a resident of Arizona for a minimum of ___ years on election day.

32, 5, 2
Wrong.
30, 5, 3
This is the age requirement of a North Dakota gubernatorial candidate, among other states.
35, 10, 2
Incorrect!
25, 10, 5
Correct! You can read more about the position of Arizona Governor here.

5. When was the last time a state senator was subject to a recall election?

Andy Dillon, Michigan, 2008
This recall vote took place months after the correct answer, but it involved a state representative, NOT a state senator.
Jeff Denham, California, 2008.
Correct! The recall effort was defeated.
Gary George, Wisconsin, 2003
George ended up being recalled from office.
None of the above
Try again! Here is Ballotpedia's state legislative recall page

6. BALLOT MEAURE TOTAL BONUS!

The total number of ballot measures on the 2013 ballot amounts to measures in states.

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