League of Women Voters of the Tanana Valley 2011 Straw Poll

Ballot Proposition #1 Yes 213 votes out of 295 total votes 72%
(Amendment to Gas Pipeline Port Authority) No 82 votes out of 295 total votes 28%

Ballot Proposition #2 Yes 194 votes out of 320 total votes 61%
(Healthy Air Initiative) No 126 votes out of 320 total votes 39%

Citizenship Quiz    
1) What do we call the first ten amendments of the Constitution?
Correct Incorrect
92% 8%
A: The Bill of Rights

2) What is freedom of religion?
Correct Incorrect
64% 36%
A: You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.

3) What are the two parts of the U. S. Congress?
Correct Incorrect
92% 8%
A: The Senate and the House of Representatives

4) Can you name the two U.S. senators from your state?
Correct Incorrect
85% 15%
A: Senator Lisa Murkowski and Senator Mark Begich

5) Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
Correct Incorrect
97% 3%

A: (because of) the state's population
A: (because)they have more people
A: (because) some states have more people


6) If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
Correct Incorrect
74% 26%
A: The Speaker of the House

7) Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
Correct Incorrect
93% 7%
A: The President

8a) Name the three branches of government.
Correct Incorrect
87% 13%
A: Executive, the Legislative, and the Judiciary

8b) How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
Correct Incorrect
67% 33%
A: Nine

9) There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
Correct Incorrect
77% 23%

A: Citizens 18 and older can vote
A: You don't have to pay (a poll tax) to vote
A: Any citizen can vote (women and men can vote)
A: A male citizen of any race (can vote)


10) What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
Correct Incorrect
89% 11%

A: freed the slaves
A: freed slaves in the Confederacy
A: freed slaves in the Confederate states
A: freed slaves in most Southern states


11) Who was President during World War I?
Correct Incorrect
60% 40%
A: Woodrow Wilson

12) Name one U. S. territory.
Correct Incorrect
92% 8%

A: Puerto Rico
A: U.S. Virgin Islands
A: American Samoa
A: Northern Mariana Islands
A: Guam

State Board Members

Pat L. Redmond, President
(Anchorage) 2017

Judy Andree, Vice-President
(Juneau) 2017

Gail Knobf, Secretary
(Central Peninsula) 2018

Carol Dickason, Treasurer
(Anchorage) 2017
Marianne Mills, Past-President
(Juneau) 2017

Directors

Directors: 

Hetty Barthel
(Juneau) 2018

Phyllis Tugman-Alexander
(Tanana Valley) 2018

Local League Presidents

Joyce Anderson 

(President, - LWV of Anchorage) 2017

Gail Knobf
(President, LWV of Central Peninsula) 2017

Shari George
(President, LWV of Tanana Valley) 2017

carolyn Brown
President, LWV of Juneau) 2017 

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