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6-1
The Sunset Act of 1977 and the establishment of the Sunset Advisory Commission strengthened the process of ______
A. legislative oversight.
B. constitutional amendment.
C. election administration.
D. redistricting.
E. judicial review.
A. legislative oversight
6-2
In order to stay connected with his constituents, Representative Pete Galleo of Marfa _______
A. walks his entire district in a day.
B. listens to a variety of needs from farmers and ranchers to small-business people.
C. personally answers every letter from his primarily white, Republican constituency.
D. stays in his district office and waits for people to come to him.
B. listens to a variety of needs from farmers and ranchers to small-business
6-6
The Joint General Investigating Committee in Texas
A. is responsible for addressing issues of civil or criminal activity that are charged by the Senate or House.
B. has subpoena power.
C. investigates the way public funds are spent.
D. all of the above
D. all of the above.
6-5
According to the provisions in the Ashley Laws, sex offenders __________
A. must register with the police when they move into a community.
B. will receive increased penalties for repeat offenses.
C. will have their privacy protected.
D. A and B only
5. A and B only
6-4
The "trustee" role of representation is acted out when legislators in Texas try to ________
A. follow closely the wishes of their constituents.
B. follow closely the wishes of their political party.
C. act independently, doing what is best for Texas and the country.
D. act independently,serving their own personal interests in office.
C. act independently, doing what is best for TExas and the country.
6-3
The "delegate" theory of representation that expects representatives to make decisions based on what their constituents want is ________
A. generally followed by both Representatives Gallego and Woolley.
B. generally ignored by both Representatives Gallego and Woolley.
C. never followed by any legislators.
D. is always clearly agreed upong by all constituents.
A. generally followed by both Republicans Gallego and Woolley.