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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C
# democracy is good
Quiz: Test your knowledge of US politicians elected this week
STOP THE COUNT! Ah no, don’t.

A NUMBER OF elections took place in the United States during the week, you may have noticed.

Democrat Joe Biden won the big one, making him President-elect, but how well do you know people who were elected or re-elected to the US Congress in the last few days?

Go on, test yourself. 

Let's start with an easy one. Who is this famous Republican?
Mitch McConnell
Lindsey Graham

Newt Gingrich
Lindsay Lohan
All four congresswomen known as 'The Squad' were re-elected. Name this member of the group.
Ilhan Omar
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Rashida Tlaib
Ayanna Pressley
Who is this 25-year-old (the youngest congressman since 1965)?
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Madison Cawthorn
Madison Hawthorne

Madison Johnson
Madison Avenue
Name the woman who became the first transgender state senator in the US.
Sarah Marshall
Sarah McBride

Sarah Madison
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Name this first-time House member who is a supporter of far-right QAnon conspiracy theories.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene
Michelle Taylor Greene

Mary Taylor Greene
Melania Taylor Greene
Who became the first Black congresswoman ever in Missouri?
Cori Alexander
Cori Mitchell

Cori Bush
George W Bush
Name this man, a former governor, who has elected to the Senate in Colorado.
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John Hickenlooper
John Loopenhicker

John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
You have made all these names up
Name this Trump supporter who was re-elected to the House in Minneapolis.
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Jim Harvey
Jim Hagedorn

Jim Higgins
Jimi Hendrix
A record number of Native American women were elected to Congress (three). Who is this?
Deb Haaland
Yvette Herrell

Sharice Davids
Deb Trump
And finally, let's flip things - who is this man (who *wasn't* re-elected)?
Donald J Trump
A sore loser

An obese turtle on his back, flailing in the hot sun
All of the above
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top dog
You nailed it, well done!
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Clever cat
Almost purrfect!
Share your result:
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Fintastic dolphin
Good job!
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Ewe must be joking
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You scored out of !
Turtley awful
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