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1. Read this excerpt from the textbook about state legislators.
" The rate of turnover and legislative seats is fairly high although it tends to vary from state to state and time to time. In a given year some 20% of all lawmakers around the country are serving their first term in office. "
What factor listed below is one of the widely accepted explanations for the situation being described in the excerpt?
A. Lack of qualified candidates for office
B. Political stability in districts
C. Poor voter turnout in elections
D. Term limits on legislators
2. All state legislators possess which broadly defined power that allows them to protect and promote the health and safety of citizens?
A. Police power
B. Nonlegislative power
C. Veto power
D. Judicial power
3. Which of the following is a power that all governors have over the state legislators?
A. Calling a special session
B. Pardoning someone of a crime
C. Deploying state militias
D. Dedicating state parks