2018 Election Ambassador Quiz
How well do you know your stuff? A voter may be counting on you to provide the right information. You’ll have your handbook as a reference, but you'll be better prepared with a little studying before Election Day. Test yourself to make sure you’re ready!

Select the best answer for each question.

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1. What are the polling hours on Election Day in Pennsylvania? *
1 point
2. It’s 8:20 p.m. and a voter is still waiting to vote, but they arrived at the polling place at 7:54 p.m. Are they allowed to cast a ballot? *
1 point
3. Is it appropriate to wear anything supporting a party or political candidate while volunteering with the Committee of Seventy? *
1 point
4. As an Election Ambassador, are you allowed to enter a building where polling places are housed? *
1 point
5. What is the correct response to voters who are inquiring about voter ID? *
1 point
6. Canvassers (people campaigning for candidates) and partisan literature (e.g., campaign flyers, posters) are not allowed within ____ feet of the entrance to the voting area (the room or space where voting machines are located). *
1 point
7. Who, of the following, is permitted inside the polling place during election hours? *
1 point
8. If a voter tells you there’s a problem with a voting machine, he or she should… *
1 point
9. ONLY voters in the act of voting are permitted to wear partisan clothing or buttons supporting candidates inside the polling place. *
1 point
10. ALL of the following circumstances are appropriate for the use of a provisional ballot EXCEPT… *
1 point
11. The eligibility of a voter at the polling place may be challenged by a poll worker, certified poll watcher or another voter who is present. *
1 point
12. Poll watchers must be registered voters in specific county (e.g., Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia) and certified by the County Board of Elections. Where can a poll watcher observe? *
1 point
13. Committee people (neighborhood party officials) who are also serving as polling place officials may NOT engage in any partisan activity on Election Day. *
1 point
14. If a voter is visually impaired, physically disabled or has a limited proficiency in English, a person of the voter’s choice can help him or her vote (with certain exceptions). *
1 point
15. If a voter has not indicated on their voter registration that they need assistance, is it too late on Election Day to make this request? *
1 point
16. A voter who has moved out of their election precinct and whose name remains in the poll book… *
1 point
17. Which of the following is NOT one of your tasks as an Election Ambassador? *
1 point
18. A voter exits the polling place and says: “One of the people sitting at the table with the poll book started telling me who to vote for. I don’t know if that’s against the rules or not, but it didn’t seem right. I went ahead and voted. Is that against the rules?” What is the best course of action? *
1 point
19. A voter exits the polling place and says: “I just voted. But when I was in there, there were all these pamphlets sitting on the tables where the people were. I can’t remember the name of the person on the pamphlets, but they were definitely running for office. Didn’t seem right to me. Is that OK?” What is the best course of action? *
1 point
20. A voter comes up to you and says: “Someone is standing in front of the door to the community center. They didn’t keep me from going inside, but I did have to ask them to move so I could open the door. They kept trying to get me to take this pamphlet. I took it so they’d get out of the way.” What is the best course of action? *
1 point
22. A voter exits the polling place as says: “I already voted, but my grandmother is registered too and doesn’t speak English. She doesn’t feel comfortable using the machine by herself. The poll worker told me that, unless it’s marked in the poll book that voter needs assistance, no one can help them. How is she supposed to vote?” What is the best course of action? *
1 point
23. A voter exits the polling place and says: “I’ve recently moved to a different neighborhood in my county, but I forgot to change my address on my voter registration since the last election. I came back to this poll because this is where I’ve gone before. I told them my address is different. They said I can’t vote there. I have to get back to work and don’t have time to figure out where my new polling place is.” What is the best course of action? *
1 point
24. A voter exits the polling place and says: “The poll worker just told me I need a photo ID to vote. I don’t have one. How am I supposed to vote?” What is the best course of action? *
1 point
25. A voter reviewing the large pink “official” sample ballot outside the polling place is confused about the ballot question. What is the best course of action? *
1 point
27. While administering the Election Ambassador Survey, a voter asks for your opinion on one of the questions. What is the best course of action? *
1 point
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