Here’s another sample of questions. Expect answers Tuesday, about 7-ish!
55. Which state has the most Electors? California
54. What is the “formula” for determining the number of Electoral votes each state has? Representatives + Sentators = Electoral Votes (Il has 2 Sen, 19 Reps, so 21 Electoral Votes)
59. In a Presidential Election, who breaks a tie? House of Reps
60. In 2000, how did President Bush win the election? Losing the Popular Vote, but Winning the Electoral College
70. Which President most recently appointed 2 Justices between 2005 and 2006? Bush
78. Punish Pirates – Legislative Branch
80. Raise, Lower and Collect Taxes– Legislative Branch
85. Make any “necessary laws” – Legislative Branch
86. Filibuster – Legislative Branch
87. Approving/Rejecting Appropriations (Budget, $$$) – Legislative Branch
96. Who is the famous presidential-election-bound, “rockstar” Senator from Illinois? Barack Obama
97. Who is the “other,” older, more experienced Senator from IL? Dick Durbin
98. Who is our Representative? Judy Biggert
99. Which of the following is not one of the original 4 Cabinet Positions? Anything not named Jutice, State, Treasury or Defense.
100. Who is the guy who holds the record for longest filibuster, famously trying to stop the Civil Rights Act during the 1950’s (he had to wear a diaper and have a bucket nearby just to do it, remember?!)? Strom Thurmond from South Carolina