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WHAT DOES BICAMERAL MEAN? TWO PARTS BI=TWO
STATE IS A BICAMERAL "GENERAL ASSEMBLY MADE UP OF WHAT TWO PARTS? THE OHIO HOUSE AND THE OHIO SENATE.
LOCAL: A UNICAMERAL GROUP CALLED? CITY COUNCIL ALL ARE ELECTED TO REPRESENT THE PEOPLE IN GOVERNMENT.
WHAT IS A TERM? A "TERM" IS A LIMITED PERIOD OF TIME TO SERVE. A TWO YEAR TERM ALLOWS TWO YEAR SERVICE BEFORE BEING REQUIRED TO FACE ANOTHER ELECTION.
WHAT ARE "TERM LIMITS"? TERM LIMITS ARE A LIMIT ON HOW MANY TERMS A PERSON MAY SERVE IN A CAPACITY. 22ND AMENDMENT LIMITS ALL PRESIDENT TO TWO TERMS.
WHAT IS THE TERM EXPIRATION DATE? THIS IS TE DATE THE TERM ENDS WHICH IS JAN.20TH.
THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTAIVES IS CURRENTLY CONTROLLED BY.....? THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENATIVES IS CURRENTLY CONTROLLED BY REPUBLICANS. THERE ARE 435 REPRESENATIVES
WHAT IS EACH STATES REPRESENATATION BASED ON? EACH STATES REPRESENTATION IS BASED ON ITS POPULATION. LARGER STATES HAVE MORE REPRESENATIVES. OHIO HAS 16 AND CALIFORNIA HAS THE MOST AT 53.
TREU OR FALSE? EACH STATES HAS AT LEAST 1 REPRESENATIVES. TRUE EACH REPRESENATIVE MUST BE AT LEAST 25 YEARS OLD.
WHY WOULD REPRESENATIVES WANT THEIR NAMES IN THE MEDIA? BECAUSE ELECTIONS HAPPEN EVERY OTHER YEAR.
WHY ARE THE DEBATES IN THE "HOUSE" MORE COMPETITIVE? BECAUSE THERE ARE 433 MEMBERS TRYING TO GET NOTICED.
HOW MANY MEMBERS DOES THE OHIO SENATE HAVE? 33 MEMBERS. MEMBERS CONTROLLED BY REPUBLICANS.
ABOUT HOW MANY CONSTITUENTS DOES EACH DISTRICT HAVE? EACH DISTRICT HAS ABOUT 330,000 CONSTITUENTS.
SENATORS SERVE HOW MANY TERMS AND WHAT KIND? SENATORS SERVE 4 YEAR TERMS. TO BE A SENATOR YOU MUST BE 18
WITH ELECTIONS BEING STAGGEREDNHOW MUCH OF THE SENATE IS ELECTED EVERY TWO YEARS? HALF OF THE SENATE IS ELECTED EVERY TWO YEARS.
HOW MANY DISTRICTS DOES REYNOLDSBURG SPAN? TWO DISTRICTS. FRANKLIN COUNTY WHICH IS 3RD, AND LICKING COUNTY WHICH IS THE 31ST.
WHEN DO LEADERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH CHOOSE LEADERS? DURING EACH LEGISLATIVE SESSION MEMBERS OF LEGISLATION CHOOSE THEIR LEADERS. THESE SESSIONS OCCUR BETWEEN GENERAL ELECTIONS.
IN THE "HOUSE" WHO CONTROLS THE DEBATES? A " SPEAKER" MEMBERS ELECT A SPEAKER TO CONTROL DEBATES.
IN THE US SENATE A PRESIDENT PRO TEM IS ELECTED BY THE SENATE.
WHO ACTUALY LEADS THE US SENATE? THE ACTUAL LEADER OF THE US SENATE IS THE VICE-PRESIDENT. THE VP CAN BREAK VOTE TIES.
MAJORITY AND MINORITY PARTY LEADERS ARE ELECTED.
WHAT DOES THE MAJORITY LEADER DECIDE? THE MAJORITY LEADER DECIDES WHO CONTROLS THE COMMITEES.
WHAT ARE "WHIPS"? "WHIPS" OR WHIPING IS KEEPING THE PARTY MEMBERS VOTING THE SAME OR A CERTAIN WAY. WHIPS EXERT POLITICAL POWER BY ADDRESING PARTY SUPPORT FOR IDEAS COMMITEES OR CAMPAIGNS
WHEN THE POPULATION CHANGES...? DISTRICTS CHANGE FOR ACCURACY. SOME MIGHT BE UNDER/OVER REPRESENTED. THIS IS WHY WE HAVE A CENSUS.
WHAT IS RATIONAL IGNORANCE? RATIONAL IGNORANCE IS DECIDING WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU AND WAHTS JUST WASTED SPACE.
THE CENSUS IS REQUIRED EVRY....? 10 YEARS THIS DETERMINES WHERE PEOPLE LIVE AND IS USED TO DECIDE WHERE DISTRICT LINES SHOULD BE. THIS IS CALLED APPORTIONMENT.
THE MAJORITY PARTY HAS...? MORE MEMBERS OF THE APPORTIONMENT BOARD. LINES ON THE MAP ARE DRAWN TO HELP THE PARTY IN POWER KEEP POWER.
WHAT IS "GERRYMANDERING"? THE PROCESS OF DRAWING LINES TO HELP THE PARTY IN POWER KEEP POWER. TWO FORMS: PACKING(PUTTING PARTISANS INTO ONE DISTRICT) CRACKING(SPREADING PARTISANS OUT TO REDUCE IMPACT)
IS IT ILLEGAL TO GERRYMANDER ON ACCOUNT OF RACE? YES.
DO LEGISLATORS WORK AFTER THE GENERAL ELECTION? YES, EVEN IF THEY ARE ARE NOT REELECTED!
WHY IS THE TIME PERIOD BETWEEN NOVEMBER-JANUARY CALLED THE LAME DUCK? LAME DUCKS RARELY
WHAT ARE LAWS? LIMITATIONS ON OUR FREEDOM AND A EXAMPLE OF OUR MORAL VALUES IN OUR SOCIETY. SOMETHING BAD USUALLY HAS TO HAPPEN FOR ONE TO BECOME A LAW
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