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election jeopardy rules

Election Jeopardy Rules

Election Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy

Select category and points

Correct answer get points

Wrong answer, no points

Wager points in Final Jeopardy

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Election Jeopardy

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what are examples of good communication with the voter
What are examples of good communication with the voter?
  • Asking funny questions
  • Making eye contact with the vote
  • Asking how you may help them
  • B and C

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what are examples of good communication with the voter5
What are examples of good communication with the voter?
  • Asking funny questions
  • Making eye contact with the vote
  • Asking how you may help them
  • B and C

Jeopardy Board

giving attention to the voter means
Giving attention to the voter means:
  • Telling funny jokes to make them laugh
  • Calling them “sweetie or honey
  • Giving them a chance to wait until you help them
  • Providing immediate attention and focus on their real needs

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giving attention to the voter means7
Giving attention to the voter means:

Telling funny jokes to make them laugh

Calling them “sweetie or honey

Giving them a chance to wait until you help them

Providing immediate attention and focus on their real needs

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what is the best thing to do to prepare for providing respectful voter service
What is the best thing to do to prepare for providing respectful voter service?
  • Focus on the REAL person’s need
  • Remember the Voter Rights Law has serious results if not obeyed
  • Stop and serve the voter according to the law and with respect
  • All of the above

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what is the best thing to do to prepare for providing respectful voter service9
What is the best thing to do to prepare for providing respectful voter service?
  • Focus on the REAL person’s need
  • Remember the Voter Rights Law has serious results if not obeyed
  • Stop and serve the voter according to the law and with respect
  • All of the above

Jeopardy Board

one or more disgruntled people insist on being disruptive do you
One or more disgruntled people insist on being disruptive. DO YOU:
  • Let them act out – they’ll get tired after a while and settle down.
  • Demand that they leave. If they refuse, grab them and throw them out.
  • Request that they leave.
  • Contact the election authority.
  • Call local law enforcement.
  • c, d and e as appropriate.

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Answer

one or more disgruntled people insist on being disruptive do you11
One or more disgruntled people insist on being disruptive. DO YOU:
  • Let them act out – they’ll get tired after a while and settle down.
  • Demand that they leave. If they refuse, grab them and throw them out.
  • Request that they leave.
  • Contact the election authority.
  • Call local law enforcement.
  • C, D and E as appropriate.

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the universal sign for handicapped accessibility is a
The Universal Sign for HandicappedAccessibility is a:
  • Guide dog
  • Cane
  • Wheelchair
  • Hearing Aid

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Answer

the universal sign for handicapped accessibility is a13
The Universal Sign for HandicappedAccessibility is a:
  • Guide dog
  • Cane
  • Wheelchair
  • Hearing Aid

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a voter in a wheelchair enters the polling place the voter s speech is slurred do you
A voter in a wheelchair enters the polling place. The voter’s speech is slurred. DO YOU:
  • Remain patient and allow for extra time.
  • Ask the voter to repeat what they said if you cannot understand.
  • Ask companion for clarification if the voter has a companion.
  • Ensure physical access all the way from the parking area to the voting booth, to the extent possible.
  • All of the above.

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Answer

a voter in a wheelchair enters the polling place the voter s speech is slurred do you15
A voter in a wheelchair enters the polling place. The voter’s speech is slurred. DO YOU:
  • Remain patient and allow for extra time.
  • Ask the voter to repeat what they said if you cannot understand.
  • Ask companion for clarification if the voter has a companion.
  • Ensure physical access all the way from the parking area to the voting booth, to the extent possible.
  • All of the above.

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a voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place do you
A voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place.DO YOU:
  • Grab the voter’s arm or shoulder to help guide them to the voter identification table.
  • Remain silent and patiently wait until the voter finally gets to where they need to be, regardless of how many times they must change direction to get there.
  • Offer your arm or shoulder so that the voter receives the level of assistance they desire and maintains some degree of independence. Alternatively, give very specific instructions to assist them.
  • Make the voter wait until there are no other voters at the polling place so they will not bump into anyone.

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Answer

a voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place
A voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place.
  • Grab the voter’s arm or shoulder to help guide them to the voter identification table.
  • Remain silent and patiently wait until the voter finally gets to where they need to be, regardless of how many times they must change direction to get there.
  • Offer your arm or shoulder so that the voter receives the level of assistance they desire and maintains some degree of independence. Alternatively, give very specific instructions to assist them.
  • Make the voter wait until there are no other voters at the polling place so they will not bump into anyone.

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a voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place do you18
A voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Assist the voter in filling out forms, if requested.
  • Remove any unnecessary clutter in both the polling area and the parking area.
  • Talk directly to the voter rather than to any companion the voter might have.
  • All of the above.

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Answer

a voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place do you19
A voter with a cane and dark glasses enters the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Assist the voter in filling out forms, if requested.
  • Remove any unnecessary clutter in both the polling area and the parking area.
  • Talk directly to the voter rather than to any companion the voter might have.
  • All of the above.

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provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting on
Provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting on:
  • local candidates and issues.
  • local and statewide candidates and issues.
  • statewide issues and candidates and federal candidates
  • local candidates and issues and federal issues.

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provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting on21
Provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting on:
  • local candidates and issues.
  • local and statewide candidates and issues.
  • statewide issues and candidates and federal candidates
  • local candidates and issues and federal issues.

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you find that a man who wishes to vote is registered at a different polling place you should
You find that a man who wishes to vote is registered at a different polling place. YOU SHOULD:
  • Allow them to vote a provisional ballot.
  • Instruct him on his proper polling place and location.
  • No longer your problem, they should have done their homework…politely show them the door!

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Answer

you find that a man who wishes to vote is registered at a different polling place you should23
You find that a man who wishes to vote is registered at a different polling place. YOU SHOULD:
  • Allow them to vote a provisional ballot.
  • Instruct him on his proper polling place and location.
  • No longer your problem, they should have done their homework…politely show them the door!

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If a woman’s voter registration is not found either at the local polling place or at the election authority:
  • Give her instructions and have her cast a provisional ballot.
  • Have her call the county clerk or the Board of Elections to vent her anger.
  • This is not your problem. Voters should do their homework…politely show her the door!

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Answer

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If a woman’s voter registration is not found either at the local polling place or at the election authority:
  • Give her instructions and have her cast a provisional ballot.
  • Have her call the county clerk or the Board of Elections to vent her anger.
  • This is not your problem. Voters should do their homework…politely show her the door!

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Spoiled and unused provisional ballots should be handled in the same way as spoiled and unused standard ballots. How many times can a voter turn in a spoiled ballot and request a new one?
  • Unlimited- a little patience can go a long way
  • Twice
  • Three times

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Spoiled and unused provisional ballots should be handled in the same way as spoiled and unused standard ballots. How many times can a voter turn in a spoiled ballot and request a new one?
  • Unlimited- a little patience can go a long way
  • Twice
  • Three times

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what does the voter need to complete the provisional ballot
What does the voter need to complete the provisional ballot?
  • The completed and signed provisional ballot envelope
  • A provisional ballot (and a secrecy envelope/sleeve where used)
  • Instruction on how to cast a provisional ballot
  • All of the above

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what does the voter need to complete the provisional ballot29
What does the voter need to complete the provisional ballot?
  • The completed and signed provisional ballot envelope
  • A provisional ballot (and a secrecy envelope/sleeve where used)
  • Instruction on how to cast a provisional ballot
  • All of the above

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what does the voter need to know to cast a provisional ballot
What does the voter need to know to cast a provisional ballot?
  • Mark the ballot according to instruction appropriate to type of ballot
  • Place the ballot in the secrecy envelope/sleeve (where used), then place ballot into the provisional ballot envelope.
  • Place the provisional ballot envelope into the appropriate ballot box
  • All of the above

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what does the voter need to know to cast a provisional ballot31
What does the voter need to know to cast a provisional ballot?
  • Mark the ballot according to instruction appropriate to type of ballot
  • Place the ballot in the secrecy envelope/sleeve (where used), then place ballot into the provisional ballot envelope.
  • Place the provisional ballot envelope into the appropriate ballot box
  • All of the above

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provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting in
Provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting in:
  • Statewide and federal elections ONLY
  • Local candidates or election issues along with statewide and federal elections.
  • Only in elections where one of the candidates has recently appeared on The Tonight Show, Oprah, or David Letterman.

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provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting in33
Provisional ballots provide opportunities for voting in:
  • Statewide and federal elections ONLY
  • Local candidates or election issues along with statewide and federal elections.
  • Only in elections where one of the candidates has recently appeared on The Tonight Show, Oprah, or David Letterman.

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how is a spoiled provisional ballot handled
How is a spoiled provisional ballot handled?
  • Spoiled provisional ballots are handled the same as spoiled standard ballots.
  • Spoiled provisional ballots are given to an election judge to be placed in the ballot box.
  • Spoiled provisional ballots are placed in the ballot box by the voter.
  • None of the above.

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how is a spoiled provisional ballot handled35
How is a spoiled provisional ballot handled?
  • Spoiled provisional ballots are handled the same as spoiled standard ballots.
  • Spoiled provisional ballots are given to an election judge to be placed in the ballot box.
  • Spoiled provisional ballots are placed in the ballot box by the voter.
  • None of the above.

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what should an election judge do if a voter s eligibility cannot be immediately established
What should an Election Judge do if a voter’s eligibility cannot be immediately established?
  • The Election Judge should immediately give the voter a provisional ballot.
  • The Election Judge should first try to contact the Election Authority to determine the voter’s eligibility.
  • The Election Judge should continue to try to contact the Election Authority if contact is not made on the first try.
  • Both b and c

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Answer

what should an election judge do if a voter s eligibility cannot be immediately established37
What should an Election Judge do if a voter’s eligibility cannot be immediately established?
  • The Election Judge should immediately give the voter a provisional ballot.
  • The Election Judge should first try to contact the Election Authority to determine the voter’s eligibility.
  • The Election Judge should continue to try to contact the Election Authority if contact is not made on the first try.
  • Both b and c

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A voter identifies herself as, “Mary Andrews Smith”. That name is not found in the precinct register. The voter speculates that she may be listed under her maiden name, “Mary Andrews.” That name is found. DO YOU:
  • Complete the “Change of Name” form and let her vote.
  • Tell her she must first go to the election authority office to have her change of name certified and then return to vote.
  • Tell her she should have known better than to show up without updating her name change and direct her to leave.
  • Tell her she cannot vote and suggest that she call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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A voter identifies herself as, “Mary Andrews Smith”. That name is not found in the precinct register. The voter speculates that she may be listed under her maiden name, “Mary Andrews.” That name is found. DO YOU:
  • Complete the “Change of Name” form and let her vote.
  • Tell her she must first go to the election authority office to have her change of name certified and then return to vote.
  • Tell her she should have known better than to show up without updating her name change and direct her to leave.
  • Tell her she cannot vote and suggest that she call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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a voter who cannot read and cannot sign their name enters the polling place do you
A voter, who cannot read and cannot sign their name, enters the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Treat the voter like any other voter except that one judge prints the voter’s name and address in the space provided for signature and the voter makes their mark, which is witnessed by an election judge.
  • Instruct the voter to bring someone else with them who can assist them.
  • Say loudly, “So you can’t read?”
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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Answer

a voter who cannot read and cannot sign their name enters the polling place do you41
A voter, who cannot read and cannot sign their name, enters the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Treat the voter like any other voter except that one judge prints the voter’s name and address in the space provided for signature and the voter makes their mark, which is witnessed by an election judge.
  • Instruct the voter to bring someone else with them who can assist them.
  • Say loudly, “So you can’t read?”
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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A voter insists that they must have been given the "wrong ballot” because they wanted to vote against a particular candidate and that candidate does not appear on their ballot. DO YOU:
  • Simply say, “I’m sorry, I am not allowed to talk about it.”
  • Explain to them that they do not live in the district or other political subdivision that candidate is running to represent.
  • Provide the voter a ballot that does list the candidate they wish to vote against just to “shut them up.”
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote against that candidate and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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A voter insists that they must have been given the "wrong ballot” because they wanted to vote against a particular candidate and that candidate does not appear on their ballot. DO YOU:
  • Simply say, “I’m sorry, I am not allowed to talk about it.”
  • Explain to them that they do not live in the district or other political subdivision that candidate is running to represent.
  • Provide the voter a ballot that does list the candidate they wish to vote against just to “shut them up.”
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote against that candidate and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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Election Double Jeopardy

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Final Jeopardy

poll opening time is
Poll Opening time is:
  • After my breakfast.
  • Whenever all the poll workers get there.
  • When voters start banging on the door.
  • 6:00 a.m. SHARP

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Poll Opening time is:
  • After my breakfast.
  • Whenever all the poll workers get there.
  • When voters start banging on the door.
  • 6:00 a.m. SHARP

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poll closing time is
Poll Closing time is:
  • When supper is ready.
  • After all the voters have finished voting.
  • When it gets dark.
  • 7:00 p.m. SHARP doors are closed and when the last voter at 7pm has voted.

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Poll Closing time is:
  • When supper is ready.
  • After all the voters have finished voting.
  • When it gets dark.
  • 7:00 p.m. SHARP doors are closed and when the last voter at 7pm has voted.

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ballot security requires many procedures when opening the polls such as
Ballot security requires many procedures when opening the polls, such as:
  • Ballots are issued in locked ballot box in the sealed container by the Election Authority.
  • Counting the number of ballots when removed from the sealed container.
  • Completing the Certificate of Ballots
  • All of the above

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Ballot security requires many procedures when opening the polls, such as:
  • Ballots are issued in locked ballot box in the sealed container by the Election Authority.
  • Counting the number of ballots when removed from the sealed container.
  • Completing the Certificate of Ballots
  • All of the above

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ballot security requires many procedures when closing the polls such as
Ballot security requires many procedures when closing the polls, such as:
  • Separating and recording the write-in and non-write in ballots
  • Recording the spoiled ballots
  • Verifying all used and unused ballots total the original number of ballots received and equals the number of voters voting.
  • All of the above

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Ballot security requires many procedures when closing the polls, such as:
  • Separating and recording the write-in and non-write in ballots
  • Recording the spoiled ballots
  • Verifying all used and unused ballots total the original number of ballots received and equals the number of voters voting.
  • All of the above

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Voter identification is important and can be verified with these appropriate forms of identification:
  • Voter ID card
  • Grocery discount card
  • Bank statement
  • A & C

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Voter identification is important and can be verified with these appropriate forms of identification:
  • Voter ID card
  • Grocery discount card
  • Bank statement
  • A & C

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Voter identification is important and can be verified with these appropriate forms of identification:
  • Drivers license
  • Utility bill with their name and address on it
  • Business card
  • A & B

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Voter identification is important and can be verified with these appropriate forms of identification:
  • Drivers license
  • Utility bill with their name and address on it
  • Business card
  • A & B

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ballot security requires many procedures when processing the voter such as
Ballot security requires many procedures when processing the voter, such as:
  • Two judges hand out the ballots and watch the ballot box.
  • Two major party judges initial each ballot.
  • No voter receives a ballot until they sign the poll book.
  • All of the above

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Ballot security requires many procedures when processing the voter, such as:
  • Two judges hand out the ballots and watch the ballot box.
  • Two major party judges initial each ballot.
  • No voter receives a ballot until they sign the poll book.
  • All of the above

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Absentee ballots are available in certain circumstances and poll workers will know when a voter has been issued an absentee ballot because:
  • The voter will NOT show up at the polls, but his name is on the register.
  • The voter will have the word “Absentee” beside his/her name on the register.
  • The voter will be on the list from the Election Authority for the poll worker to add to the register.
  • B & C

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Absentee ballots are available in certain circumstances and poll workers will know when a voter has been issued an absentee ballot because:
  • The voter will NOT show up at the polls, but his name is on the register.
  • The voter will have the word “Absentee” beside his/her name on the register.
  • The voter will be on the list from the Election Authority for the poll worker to add to the register.
  • B & C

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If a man shows up at the polls wanting to vote and their name has the word “absentee” beside it on the register, you should:
  • Let him vote but scratch out the word “absentee”
  • Let him vote but mark , “Voted in person” on the voter register.
  • Tell him he should have known better than to show up after requesting an absentee ballot and direct him to leave
  • Contact your election authority

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If a man shows up at the polls wanting to vote and their name has the word “absentee” beside it on the register, you should:
  • Let him vote but scratch out the word “absentee”
  • Let him vote but mark , “Voted in person” on the voter register.
  • Tell him he should have known better than to show up after requesting an absentee ballot and direct him to leave
  • Contact your election authority

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A woman enters a polling place wishing to vote. The woman produces no form of voter identification, however, her name is found on the precinct register. None of the election judges know the voter. DO YOU:
  • Let her vote. That’s what she came for.
  • Tell her if she comes back with proper identification she can vote.
  • Tell her that she should have known better than to show up without identification and direct her to leave.
  • Tell her she cannot vote and suggest that she call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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A woman enters a polling place wishing to vote. The woman produces no form of voter identification, however, her name is found on the precinct register. None of the election judges know the voter. DO YOU:
  • Let her vote. That’s what she came for.
  • Tell her if she comes back with proper identification she can vote.
  • Tell her that she should have known better than to show up without identification and direct her to leave.
  • Tell her she cannot vote and suggest that she call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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A woman enters a polling place wishing to vote. The woman produces no form of voter identification, however, her name is found on the precinct register and a supervisory election judge from each of the major political parties knows her.
  • Let her vote – with an affidavit.
  • Tell her if she comes back with proper identification, she can vote.
  • Tell her that she should have known better than to show up without identification and direct her to leave.
  • Tell her she cannot vote and suggest that she call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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A woman enters a polling place wishing to vote. The woman produces no form of voter identification, however, her name is found on the precinct register and a supervisory election judge from each of the major political parties knows her.
  • Let her vote – with an affidavit.
  • Tell her if she comes back with proper identification, she can vote.
  • Tell her that she should have known better than to show up without identification and direct her to leave.
  • Tell her she cannot vote and suggest that she call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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a man who wishes to vote has moved to a new address within the same precinct do you
A man who wishes to vote has moved to a new address within the same precinct.DO YOU:
  • Complete the “Change of Address” form and let the voter vote.
  • Tell the voter he must first go to the election authority office to have the change of address certified and then return to vote.
  • Tell the voter he should have known better than to show up without updating his voting address and direct him to leave.
  • Tell the voter he cannot vote and suggest that he call the county clerk or the Board of Election Commissioners to vent his anger.

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Answer

a man who wishes to vote has moved to a new address within the same precinct do you68
A man who wishes to vote has moved to a new address within the same precinct.DO YOU:
  • Complete the “Change of Address” form and let the voter vote.
  • Tell the voter he must first go to the election authority office to have the change of address certified and then return to vote.
  • Tell the voter he should have known better than to show up without updating his voting address and direct him to leave.
  • Tell the voter he cannot vote and suggest that he call the county clerk or the Board of Election Commissioners to vent his anger.

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a tornado warning sounds for your area do you
A tornado warning sounds for your area. DO YOU:
  • Contact election authority.
  • Identify appropriate places of safety.
  • Both of the above.

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A tornado warning sounds for your area. DO YOU:
  • Contact election authority.
  • Identify appropriate places of safety.
  • Both of the above.

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A man with proper identification enters a polling place wishing to vote. His name is not found on the precinct register. You learn the voter has recently moved to the precinct from another county. DO YOU:
  • Complete the “Registration Affidavit” form and follow the instructions given by the election authority.
  • Send him to the election authority for instructions.
  • Tell him that he should have known better than to show up without registering to vote in his new county.
  • Tell him he cannot vote and suggest that he call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent his anger.

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A man with proper identification enters a polling place wishing to vote. His name is not found on the precinct register. You learn the voter has recently moved to the precinct from another county. DO YOU:
  • Complete the “Registration Affidavit” form and follow the instructions given by the election authority.
  • Send him to the election authority for instructions.
  • Tell him that he should have known better than to show up without registering to vote in his new county.
  • Tell him he cannot vote and suggest that he call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent his anger.

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the power goes off at the polling place do you
The power goes off at the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Suspend operations until the power is restored.
  • Operate as best you can with emergency lighting and flashlights, if necessary.
  • Check to see if power outage is restricted to the building or is more widespread. If the power is restricted to the building, contact a building representative to quicken power restoration.
  • Contact election authority.
  • B, C, and D

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The power goes off at the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Suspend operations until the power is restored.
  • Operate as best you can with emergency lighting and flashlights, if necessary.
  • Check to see if power outage is restricted to the building or is more widespread. If the power is restricted to the building, contact a building representative to quicken power restoration.
  • Contact election authority.
  • B, C, and D

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a voter requested an absentee ballot and now wishes to vote in person do you
A voter requested an absentee ballot and now wishes to vote in person. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote.
  • Contact Election Authority and follow directions
  • Tell the voter that they should have known better than to show up after requesting an absentee ballot and direct them to leave.
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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A voter requested an absentee ballot and now wishes to vote in person. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote.
  • Contact Election Authority and follow directions
  • Tell the voter that they should have known better than to show up after requesting an absentee ballot and direct them to leave.
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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A voter enters a polling place with appropriate identification, however, when the precinct register is checked, someone else has signed their name and has voted in their place. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote anyway. After all, they have proper identification and their name is on the precinct register.
  • Attempt to determine whether previous voter had a similar or identical name and simply signed in the wrong place. If so, let the voter vote. If not, contact the election authority.
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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A voter enters a polling place with appropriate identification, however, when the precinct register is checked, someone else has signed their name and has voted in their place. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote anyway. After all, they have proper identification and their name is on the precinct register.
  • Attempt to determine whether previous voter had a similar or identical name and simply signed in the wrong place. If so, let the voter vote. If not, contact the election authority.
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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A woman arrives before closing to vote but hasn't yet voted when closing time comes. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote –she was at the polling place before closing time.
  • Tell the voter she has thirty seconds left in which to vote.
  • Tell the voter that she should have known better than to show up that close to closing time and direct her to leave.
  • Tell the voter she cannot vote and suggest that she call the county clerk or the Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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A woman arrives before closing to vote but hasn't yet voted when closing time comes. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote –she was at the polling place before closing time.
  • Tell the voter she has thirty seconds left in which to vote.
  • Tell the voter that she should have known better than to show up that close to closing time and direct her to leave.
  • Tell the voter she cannot vote and suggest that she call the county clerk or the Board of Election Commissioners to vent her anger.

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A voter arrives in time but, after standing in line for twenty minutes, finds they are in the wrong polling place. The polls close in one minute and it would take at least five minutes for the voter to travel to the proper polling place. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote – with an affidavit.
  • Direct the voter to the proper polling place even though it is highly unlikely the voter will arrive there in time to vote.
  • Tell the voter that they should have known better than to show up that close to closing time and direct them to leave.
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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A voter arrives in time but, after standing in line for twenty minutes, finds they are in the wrong polling place. The polls close in one minute and it would take at least five minutes for the voter to travel to the proper polling place. DO YOU:
  • Let the voter vote – with an affidavit.
  • Direct the voter to the proper polling place even though it is highly unlikely the voter will arrive there in time to vote.
  • Tell the voter that they should have known better than to show up that close to closing time and direct them to leave.
  • Tell the voter they cannot vote and suggest that they call the County Clerk or Board of Election Commissioners to vent their anger.

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Campaign workers for one of the candidates on the ballot enter the polling place and attempts to distribute campaign literature to voters as they enter the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Let them distribute the literature – it is their first amendment right.
  • Let them distribute the literature ONLY if they also distribute literature for all opposing candidates appearing on the ballot.
  • Tell them that they cannot distribute campaign literature inside the polling place or within 25 feet of the nearest outside door.
  • Tell them they can no longer distribute such literature now that the polls have opened.

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Campaign workers for one of the candidates on the ballot enter the polling place and attempts to distribute campaign literature to voters as they enter the polling place. DO YOU:
  • Let them distribute the literature – it is their first amendment right.
  • Let them distribute the literature ONLY if they also distribute literature for all opposing candidates appearing on the ballot.
  • Tell them that they cannot distribute campaign literature inside the polling place or within 25 feet of the nearest outside door.
  • Tell them they can no longer distribute such literature now that the polls have opened.

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Final Jeopardy Answer

It is the name of the election reform legislation passed by Congress in 2002.

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What is the

Help America Vote Act

(HAVA)?

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