Civics For Civilians Quiz (4)

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Knowing as much about how our Constitutional Republic works as people who would use superior knowledge to steal our power means, we make it harder to steal our power. Knowing less means, we give our power away. Think you are powerful enough to maintain our Constitutional Republic?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The National Public Vote Initiative (“NPVI”) has already been passed by legislatures of several states.  Do you know whether your state legislature has passed the NPVI?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    A vote binding state is a state that has passed a law saying, delegates who are pledged to the Presidential candidate of a political party as the result of the votes its citizens cast in that state’s party primary or caucus contest; must vote for the candidate s/he pledged to represent, at the party’s Presidential nominating convention.  Do you know whether your state is a vote binding state?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Not all states have ballot eligibility laws that require candidates for office whose names appear on the ballot must be qualified for that office.  Do you know whether your state have such a ballot eligibility law?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    States may pass laws with respect to how their Electors must vote.  For example, some states require Electors representing either the Republican or Democratic Party to cast their votes only for the nominee of the political party.  Do you know whether your state requires Electors to vote only for the nominee of the party?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Do you know whether your state has a law requiring Electors to vote only for a candidate who is Constitutionally eligible for the job?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Do you know whether candidates vying for the party nomination for U.S. Senate and Representative register for the ballot directly with your state office that handles elections as opposed to, through the state political party organization? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Citizen cast votes in the general election in November leading to the Appointment of Electors who will cast votes for President in December.  However, state laws provide that the names of these Electors are not printed on the ballot.  Instead, the names of those Elector candidates are on file with the state election office.  Who selects these potential Electors and submits their names to the state election office awaiting the vote count from the general election that determines their Appointment?
    • A. 

      The Secretary of State

    • B. 

      The state legislature

    • C. 

      The state political party

  • 8. 
    Do you know whether the law in your state requires that the slate of Electors must be presented for your review at the polling station?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    I know the name of my State Auditor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I know the numbers of my local voting ward and precinct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False