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Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

Federal official elected every 2 years A. President and Vice-President
Federal official elected every 6 years B. US Congressman
Running mate C. Person who is trying to get elected
Federal officials elected for 4 years D. US Senator
Candidate E. Candidate who is running with another candidate
Nominate F. Choose candidate for election


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The largest number of women to file as candidates for U.S. Senate elections was 29 (22D, 7R), which occurred in 1992. The largest number of women to win major-party nominations for the U.S. Senate was 11, which occurred in 1992 (10D, 1R) and again in 2002 (8D, 3R).

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Vote: If you've done this right, then hopefully you won't make the wrong choice. By following the steps and being true to yourself you can be sure you've done your best to choose the candidate that's most suitable to represent you. So vote!

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