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St. Louis
What was the very first capital of Missouri?
1821
When did Missouri become a state?
2
How many US senators does Missouri have?
8
How many US representatives does Missouri have?
"The Show Me State"
What is Missouri's nickname?
bluebird
What is Missouri's state bird?
hawthorn
What is Missouri's state flower?
6 million people
What is approximately Missouri's population?
8 years
What is the maximum number of years a Missouri House of Representative can serve?
4 terms
What is the maximum number of terms a Missouri House of Representative can serve?
2 years
How long is a Missouri Representative term?
8 years
What is the maximum number of years a Missouri Senator can serve?
2 terms
What is the maximum number of terms a Missouri Senator can serve?
4 years
How long is a Missouri Senator term?
1992
These limits apply to anybody elected after _________
30 years old
What is the age requirement for the state senate?
3 years
How many years must a state senator be a qualified voter?
1 year
How much time is a state senator required to live in his/her district?
24 years old
What is the age requirement for a state representative?
2 years
How many years must a state representative be a qualified voter?
1 year
How much time is a state representative required to live in his/her district?
$36,000
How much money do representative and senators make yearly?
34 districts
How many state senatorial districts are there in Missouri?
155,000 people
How many people does a state senator represent?
163 districts
How many state representative districts are in Missouri?
31,000 people
How many people does each representative district represent?
15 years
How many years must the Governor elect be a US citizen for?
qualified Missouri voter
What kind of voter must the upcoming Governor be?
10 years
How many years must the upcoming Governor live in Missouri for?
30 years old
How old must the Governor be?
$133,821
What is the Governor's yearly salary?
Eric Greitens
Who is Missouri's present Governor?
56th
Greitens is the ____ Governor of Missouri
24th
Missouri was the ___ state of the United States
same as governor but no term limits
What are the qualifications of Lieutenant Governor?
$86,484
What is the Lieutenant Governor salary?
Missouri Senate
Where does the Lt. Governor preside over?
governor can veto part of a money bill without vetoing all of it
What is the difference between the Governor and the President?
7 judges
How many Missouri Supreme Court judges are there?
12 year terms
How long are Missouri Supreme Court judges terms?
a judicial committee nominates 3 judges and the governor picks from that list of 3
What happens when one of the Supreme Court judges leaves?
15 years
How many years must a Missouri Supreme Court judge have a US citizenship for?
9 years
How long must a Missouri Supreme Court judge be a qualified Missouri voter
30 years old
How old must a Missouri Supreme Court judge be?
18 years old
How old must a qualified voter be on election day?
United States
To vote on election day a voter must be a _______ citizen
30 days
How long must a qualified voter live in his/her district?
cannot be presently serving a jail term or ruled by the court incompetent
What are the limitations for a qualified voter?
a voter cannot be arrested
What cannot happen on election day unless a serious crime was committed?
half of its income
What does the state sales tax provide Missouri with?
both have 3 branches of government
How is Missouri's government alike with the federal government?
1945
What year was our present Missouri Constitution adopted in?
2/3
If the Governor vetoes a bill the general assembly may pass it with a _____ vote
keep all state records and Great Seal
What are the two main jobs of the Secretary of State?
state officials
What position does the Governor have the power to apooint
State Senate
Who is the jury during a case of state impeachment?
November of even numbered years
When are general elections held in Missouri?
the Governor
Who is the chief executive officer in Missouri?
114 counties
How many counties are in Missouri?
absentee ballot
What is used when a voter cannot be available on election day
23 billion dollars
How much money does Missouri receive or spend each year?