Government Elections And Voter Test

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  • 1. 
    List the five requirements a citizen must have to vote in the United States. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
  • 2. 
    A form of government in which power is held by the people.
  • 3. 
    One who chooses to register to vote with no party affiliation.
  • 4. 
    An election ballot, usually returned by mail, for a voter who cannot be present at the polls.
  • 5. 
    A change to the U. S. Constitution or the constitution of a state.
  • 6. 
    A principle of democracy that the greater number of citizens in any political unit should select officials and determine policies.
  • 7. 
    A proposed law that voters can place on the ballot in some states.
  • 8. 
    A measure approved by the legislative body that it places an election ballot for approval by voters.
  • 9. 
    To officially sign up as a qualified voter.
  • 10. 
    A country that has a government in which power is held by the people who elect representatives to manage the government for them.
  • 11. 
    Political discussions, buttons, posters, and the like are not allowed anywhere within an election polling area.
  • 12. 
    A citizen abstains when they formally decline to exercise the right to vote.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A city or town may have multiple polling sites based on home addresses for voters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Being unable to make decisions that ensure one’s own welfare does not affect a citizens right to vote.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A person doe s not have to be a legal member of a nation, country, or other organized self-governing political community, such as any of the fifty U.S. states to be considered a citizen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    All citizens may use an election ballot, usually returned by mail, so a voter does not have to go to the polls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    BONUS: Worth 2 Points Who votes to break or decide the winner in the Presidential Election if their is a tie in the Electoral College?
  • 18. 
    BONUS: 3 Points (Must have a complete answer) How many votes are in the Electoral College and explain how the points are determined?
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