We have sent an email with your new password.

Close this window

Are You Ready For The Election?

25 Questions  I  By CoMissourian
Are you ready for the election?
How much do you know about the local candidates and the propositions on this year's ballot? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.  

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1.  If Proposition B passes, how much would the tax on a pack of name-brand cigarettes increase? 
A.
B.
C.
2.  Which candidate for state treasurer founded the Downsizing State Government Committee in 2008?
A.
B.
3.  A former journalist, this state Senate candidate thinks many politicians are naive about their accountability to the public and their relationships with the press. He or she tries to remind political leaders that the journalist's role "is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. And now I am the comfortable.” 
A.
B.
4.  This state Senate candidate wants to expand Medicaid eligibility in Missouri through the federal Affordable Care Act. He or she believes that more people getting preventive care would ultimately save the state money. "And there's the added benefit that more people (would) get health care. That's a sideline that nobody seems to care about, but it's also a reality.”
A.
B.
5.  Which state Senate candidate worked as a doorman, bartender and later manager at the Blue Note while earning an undergraduate degree at MU? 
A.
B.
6.  “For everything you regulate, there is a corresponding cost," this state Senate candidate said. A former prosecuting attorney who earned a master's degree in environmental law in Vermont, this candidate believes many environmental regulations suffer from the law of diminishing returns and end up costing more than they're worth.
A.
B.
7.  This state Senate candidate thinks mental health has taken disproportionate funding cuts over time. “There are a lot of policies that would be nice to fund, but you have to look at those areas where, if you don’t fund it, people are literally left out in the cold...We have to fund mental health.”
A.
B.
8.  This state Senate candidate is an outspoken opponent of high-interest “payday” loans.
A.
B.
9.  This candidate for Northern District Boone County commissioner takes care of horses in his or her free time.
A.
B.
10.  This candidate for Northern District Boone County commissioner thinks that working as a surveyor has given him or her a deep knowledge of county development issues.
A.
B.
11.  This candidate for 4th District U.S. representative works the graveyard shift at Walmart.
A.
B.
C.
12.  Which candidate for the 4th District U.S. representative said: “I can say, in the House, we passed five bills that say 'let’s use the resources our county’s been blessed with. It’s time to do it.”
A.
B.
C.
13.  Which candidate for the 4th District U.S. representative said about Paul Ryan’s proposed budget: “When they go out in public, they (members of Congress) ought to be ashamed about this mean-spirited budget.” 
A.
B.
C.
14.  This lieutenant governor candidate thinks a balanced budget cannot be achieved through spending cuts alone.
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  This lieutenant governor candidate has the maximum number of Facebook Friends allowed for a personal page, which is 5000.
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  Which candidate for Southern District Boone County commissioner used to be a farmer?
A.
B.
17.  Which candidate for the 44th District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives has four degrees, all of which he earned at MU?
A.
B.
18.  Which candidate for the U.S. Senate is the only one to clearly state support for gay marriage?
A.
B.
C.
19.  Do U.S. Senate candidates Todd Akin and Claire McCaskill differ in their opinion on whether to extend the Bush era tax cuts?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  What would Proposition E on the Nov. 6 ballot do?
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  This candidate for the 46th District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives is earned his Eagle Scout rank with Boy Scout Troop 707 in Columbia.
A.
B.
22.  What would Proposition 1 on the Nov. 6 ballot do?
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  This candidate for the 47th District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives is fluent in several languages and is manager and owner of Show-Me Language Services.
A.
B.
24.  This candidate for the 46th District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives said one of his priorities would be to "stand in the way of the federal government that puts mandates on states that can't afford it."  
A.
B.
25.  This candidate for the 47th District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives helped establish a Montessori preschool at Grant Elementary School.    
A.
B.
Back to top

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz