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

Alex Koplin, Co-President &

(Central Kenai Peninsula) 2023

Sue Sherif, Co-President
(Tanana Valley) 2023

Marianne Mills, Vice-President
(Juneau) 2023

Sandy Garity, Secretary
(Central Kenai Peninsula) 2024

Shirley Pittz, Treasurer
(Anchorage) 2023
Judy Andree, Past-President
(Juneau) 2023


Carol Dickason

(Anchorage) 2023

Gayle Garrigues

(Tanana Valley) 2023

Shari George

(Tanana Valley) 2024

Therese Lewandowski

(Central Kenai Peninsula) 2024

Pat Redmond

(Anchorage) 2023

Cathleen Rolph

(Central Kenai Peninsula) 2023

Local League Presidents

Shirley Pittz

LWV of Anchorage 2023

Gail Knobf & Cathleen Rolph
Central Kenai Peninsula League of Women Voters 2023

Janna Miller & Sue Sherif
LWV of Tanana Valley 2023

Kirsa Hughes-Skandjis

LWV of Juneau 2023

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