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Ballot Quiz, July 18 (2011)

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1. It is only a matter of time before an official 2012 ballot proposal certification regarding in-state tuition is solidified. In what state may this happen?

Ohio
Nope! Ohio's 2011 petition drive deadline passed. Signatures must be verified by July 26.
Colorado
Incorrect! Colorado's petition drive deadline is 2011.
Maryland
Correct! You can read more about this measure here.
Washington
Sorry! The petition drive deadline in this state was on July 8.

2. A total of how many lawsuits have been filed pertaining to 2011 and 2012 ballot measures?

9
Nope. This is the total amount of measures under litigation this year, not lawsuits.
8
Sorry! This is the total amount of constitutional amendments under legal challenges.
11
This is correct!
5
Incorrect. This is the number of lawsuits against measures on the ballot.

3. A veto referendum was filed in Maine this past week 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!

4. WEEKLY MAP QUESTION: This state has an upcoming petition drive deadline for statewide ballot measures of August 1. Among the proposals is a tax increase and a marijuana legalization measure. What is this state?
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Colorado
Yes! The petition drive deadline is coming up. Read more about the tax increase and marijuana measure on the Colorado 2011 ballot measure page.
Wyoming
Incorrect.
Nebraska
Sorry.
Kansas
Kansas is not an initiative and referendum state.

5. Only one state constitution specifically says what to do should a delegate to a constitutional convention die while the convention is still ongoing. What state is that?

Rhode Island
Sorry! Read more about Rhode Island's con-con process.
New York
Yes! Read more.
Alaska
Incorrect! Alaska's voters get to decide on whether or not to hold a convention every 10 years.
Maryland
Maryland is every 20 years.

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