Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week the questions are directed to candidates running for NC Senate. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. Who served the longest presidency in US history? 2. Of the 10 Presidents who have served in the past 50 years, who currently has the highest approval rating? 3. Who was the last vice president to become president during his predecessor’s term?

Myra Slone, District 27 1. FDR [ ] 2. Bill Clinton [X] 3. Gerald Ford [ ]

Delmas Parker, District 31 1. I think it was Franklin Roosevelt [ ] 2. I would say it’s Bill Clinton [X]3. Well, Gerald Ford took over for Nixon’s presidency  [ ]

Reginald Reid, District 32 1. Franklin Roosevelt [ ] 2. I would have to say Kennedy [ ] 3. George HW Bush [X]


1. Franklin D. Roosevelt 2. John F. Kennedy 3. Gerald D. Ford