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When you turn 18, will you be ready to vote?
Are you Ready to Vote? Take our quiz to find out!
1. Young voters are more likely to go to the polls in states where they can register on Election Day.
2. The best way to get young voters to register is to call them on the phone.
3. If you vote once you are more likely to vote again.
4. The "Motor Voter Law" was passed in 1993 so that:
a. You could vote without getting out of your car.
b. You could register to vote when you get your driver's license.
c. You didn't have to drive as far to get to the polling place to vote.
5. The Federal Government and the South Carolina State Government are made up of three branches. What does each one do?
6. If you're not 18 yet you can't vote, so there's nothing you can do to influence the electoral process.
7. With passage of the 19th Amendment:
a. All women except for Native Americans won the right to vote.
b. 19 year-olds won the right to vote.
c. Native American men gained citizenship.
8. STAGE is an acronym for:
a. Short Term Action Generates Energy
b. Start Turning Around General Elections
c. Symbols Techniques Action Groups Engaged
9. An absentee ballot allows you to:
a. Vote for a candidate who's not on the ballot.
b. Vote in your district while away from home.
c. Cut school to vote.
10. After the Civil War, some states required people to take literacy tests before they could register to vote. They did this to make it harder for African-Americans to register.
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