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Chapter Three: Additional People Working the Polls

CORRECTION: Poll book holders can talk to the poll clerk and pick up a list of those people who have already voted.

QUESTIONS

1. Besides precinct election officials and voters, who may be inside a polling place?

            a. Watchers, challengers, and poll book holders

            b. Only watchers

            c. Only challengers

            d. Only poll book holders

 

2. What is the definition of electioneering?

a. Expressing support or opposition to any candidate, political party or public question inside a polling place or chute

b. Expressing support or opposition to any candidate, political party or public question outside of a polling place and chute

c. Expressing support or opposition to any candidate, political party or public question by casting a ballot

d. Expressing support or opposition to any candidate, political party or public question at a political rally

 

3. People who are not precinct election officials or voters but who still want to enter the polling place must present credentials with the following information:

a. Their name, position, the name and title of the appointing authority, and their party affiliation

b. Only their name and the name and title of the appointing authority

c. Their name, birth date, and social security number

d. Their name and position only

 

4. Who may be a watcher?

            a. Only newspaper reporters

            b. Only members of political parties

c. People appointed by political parties or independent candidates and members of the media

d. Only people appointed by independent candidates

 

5. When can a watcher enter a polling place?

            a. 6:30AM on Election Day

            b. Noon on Election Day

            c. 6:00PM on Election Day

            d. As early as 5:30AM on Election Day

 

6. What is a watcher barred from doing at a polling place?

            a. Leaving and re-entering a polling place

b. Interfering with voters or officials, handling election materials, and observing how a particular voter votes

            c. Remaining at the polling place until counting is done

            d. Hearing and seeing what happens in a polling place

 

7. Who appoints challengers and poll book holders?

            a. Media outlets

            b. Corporations

            c. Political parties and independent candidates

            d. Newspapers

 

8. What are challengers authorized to do at a polling place?

            a. Handle election materials

            b. Observe how a particular voter votes

c. Like inspectors and judges, challenge a voter’s credentials to vote in a particular precinct

            d. Express support or opposition to a political party

 

9. What are poll book holders authorized to do at a polling place?

            a. Like inspectors and judges, challenge a voter’s credentials to vote in a particular precinct.

            b. Simply observe the polls to see who has voted

            c. Handle election materials

            d. Interfere with the voting process

10. Who is allowed inside a polling place on Election Day?

a. Voters, children accompanying voters, precinct election officials, deputy election commissioners, challengers, watchers, poll book holders, voter assistants, county election board members, voting system mechanics, county party chairs and vice-chairs, and the Secretary of Sate who is not on the ballot with proper credentials

b. Candidates, party precinct committeepersons, and other political volunteers who are not voting

c. Voters, children accompanying voters, precinct election officials, deputy election commissioners, challengers, watchers, poll book holders, voter assistants, county election board members, voting system mechanics, county party chairs and vice-chairs, and the Secretary of Sate who is not on the ballot without proper credentials

d. Only voters, precinct election officials, challengers, watchers, and poll book holders

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