Voting And Elections

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Voting Quizzes & Trivia

This needs to be completed before you come to class seminar on Wednesday. In order to get credit, you will need to make a passing score on this. Make sure to print the certificate out and bring it to class. You can use your lecture notes, textbook and even your friends for help.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three historic barriers discussed in class that made it hard to participate in voting?
    • A. 

      White Primaries

    • B. 

      Poll Taxes

    • C. 

      Literacy Tests

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

    • F. 

      B and C

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The belief that Democrats in Texas probably shouldn’t vote at the Presidential level since the state is so highly Republican falls under:
    • A. 

      Rational Voter Model

    • B. 

      Prospective Voting

    • C. 

      Generational Change

  • 3. 
    Dr. Jozwiak showed a graph in class concerning voting. The graph showed that Texas votes at a _________  _____________ average than the rest of the nation.
    • A. 

      Much lower

    • B. 

      Much higher

  • 4. 
    According to the graph that Dr. Jozwiak showed in class about voting in Texas, presidential voting numbers are ___________ the off-year elections.
    • A. 

      Lower than

    • B. 

      Same as

    • C. 

      Higher than

  • 5. 
    Clinton was elected hugely by ________.
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      Both men and women

  • 6. 
    Women vote.....
    • A. 

      Less often than men

    • B. 

      The same as men

    • C. 

      More often then men

  • 7. 
    "Shore Up the Base" means that:
    • A. 

      To make sure that supporters are in line and turned out

    • B. 

      To make sure that supporters are there to volunteer

    • C. 

      To make sure that supporters are there to make donations

  • 8. 
    Paid advertising is ____________ and ___________.
  • 9. 
    Satire allows politicians to make fun of themselves. The example that Dr. Jozwiak gave of this in class was _________ _________ on  ____________. (check your spelling on that one)