Answer Key: Chapter Three
CHAPTER 3: ADDITIONAL PEOPLE WORKING AT THE POLLS
1. CORRECT ANSWER: A. Watchers, challengers, and poll book holders have special privileges to enter polling places on Election Day.
2. CORRECT ANSWER: A. The definition of electioneering is expressing support or opposition to any candidate, political party or public question inside a polling place or chute.
3. CORRECT ANSWER: A. People who are not precinct election officials or voters but who still want to enter the polling place must present credentials with their name, position, the name and title of the appointing authority, and their party affiliation.
4. CORRECT ANSWER: C. A watcher may be appointed by political parties or independent candidates or may be members of the media.
5. CORRECT ANSWER: D. Watchers can enter a polling place as early as 5:30AM on Election Day.
6. CORRECT ANSER: B. Watchers are barred from interfering with voters or officials, handling election materials, and from observing how a particular voter votes.
7. CORRECT ANSWER: C. Challengers and poll book holders and appointed by political parties and independent candidates.
8. CORRECT ANSWER: C. Challengers are authorized to challenge voters’ credentials to vote in particular precincts.
9. CORRECT ANSWER: B. Poll book holders are authorized to observe the polls to see who has voted.
10. CORRECT ANSWER: A. Voters, children accompanying voters, precinct election officials, deputy election commissioners, challengers, watchers, poll book holders, voter assistants, county election board members, voting system mechanics, county party chairs and vice-chairs, and the Secretary of Sate who is not on the ballot with proper credentials may enter a polling place on Election Day.