How Much Do You Know About The Election?

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How Much Do You Know About The Election?

Tuesday is California's Presidential Primary Election. How much do you know about the issues and races that will be on your ballot?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During a primary election, voters ...
    • A. 

      Decide which candidates will run in the November general election

    • B. 

      Vote on local, state and Congressional races

  • 2. 
    Decline-to-state voters on Tuesday are allowed to vote in which of these two parties' presidential primaries?
    • A. 

      Democrat

    • B. 

      Republican

  • 3. 
    Measure B asks voters to ...
    • A. 

      Approve a local property tax to support the Peralta Community College District


    • B. 

      Approve a school facilities bond measure for the Oakland school

  • 4. 
    California voters will be asked to decide Prop. 29, which would ...
    • A. 

      Increase the tax on cigarettes by $1 per pack

    • B. 

      Approve a sales tax hike to fund more police officers

  • 5. 
    California politicians would have to do what If voters approve Prop. 28? 
    • A. 

      Leave the State Legislature after 12 years

    • B. 

      Serve until voters decide not to reelect them or they step down

  • 6. 
    Ballot arguments are written by ...
    • A. 

      The Secretary of State

    • B. 

      Proponents and opponents of ballot measures

  • 7. 
    18th District Assemblyman Sandre Swanson is not running for reelection because ...
    • A. 

      Redistricting

    • B. 

      Term limits

  • 8. 
    Residents of the 20th Assembly District will also choose a new representative because ...
    • A. 

      Term limits mean current Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi has to give up her seat

    • B. 

      Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi recently pleaded no contest to shoplifting

  • 9. 
    What happens if one of the candidates in a State legislative, U.S. congressional or state constitutional office captures a majority of votes on Tuesday?
    • A. 

      They win the election

    • B. 

      They will face a second round of voting in November’s general election

  • 10. 
    If you make a mistake filling out your ballot you ...
    • A. 

      Have to wait until November to cast a ballot

    • B. 

      Ask for a fresh ballot and discard the old one

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