Welcome to this YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask elected officials or candidates three pertinent questions.

This week we spoke with members of the Greensboro City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. Name Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick. 2. When will city council vote on the recycling contract? 3. What is the most common thing your constituents have contacted you about in the last month?

Mayor Pro Tem Yvonne Johnson 1. I’m not sure — he’s a very conservative tea party  person. [X] 2. Probably around the middle of September. The  second meeting in September. [ ] 3. Some have contacted me about solid waste.  Some have contacted me about doing something  to help with the situation that happened right  after Fun Fourth. [ ]

Nancy Vaughan, at-large 1. Paul Ryan. [ ]


1. Paul Ryan 2. Sept. 18, the second council meeting of the month. 3. All responses are considered correct.

2. In September. I can’t tell you the exact date. [ -] 3. Trash, food trucks, some economic development  issues. It’s sort of been a hodge-podge. [ ]

Marikay Abuzuaiter, at-large 1. Paul Ryan [ ] 2. September 18. [ ] 3. About when we are deciding on solid waste, when the recycling program will go into effect, and why we are considering $213,000 on a GPAC study. [ ]