Governing States and Localities

Political Science

Quiz 7 :

Legislatures: the Art of Herding Cats

Quiz 7 :

Legislatures: the Art of Herding Cats

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Which of the following is the way legislatures help ensure that governors and the executive branch agencies are functioning properly?
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Most bills introduced in state legislatures ______.
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Which of the following states has the largest proportion of women serving in its state legislature?
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Retired persons account for what percentage of state legislators in the United States?
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Which of the following best describes the American public's perception of legislators?
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There are ______ states where control of the two legislative chambers is split between the parties.
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Who is responsible for the phrase laboratories of democracy as it relates to state politics?
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Which of the following states has a part-time legislature?
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______ tend to have the largest effect on whether legislators introduce a bill.
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Which of the following was revealed by the National Conference on State Legislatures' term limits poll?
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States where voters are closely divided in their party loyalties are known as ______ states.
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The process of drawing districts with the intent of pressing partisan advantage at the expense of other considerations is known as ______.
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Which state has the most state legislators?
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The assembly of an alliance of groups that is formed to pursue a common goal or interest is known as ______.
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______ is work done by legislators to help residents in their voting districts.
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______ is the process in which the decision of a numerical majority is made binding on a group.
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Which of the following is false about majority-minority districts?
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Bills ______ according to predictable partisan majorities.
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It is more difficult for new legislators to ______ than for incumbents to.
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The largest battles in a state legislature tend to be over ______.
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