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Tuesday Trivia: Congressional Campaign Edition

These candidates have interesting pasts

Test your knowledge of congressional campaigns. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Test your knowledge of congressional campaigns. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

For this recess trivia, we’re going all congressional campaigns.

Trivia #1

Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino, a Republican, is running this year in Florida’s 19th Congressional District. In 2014, which Democrat did he run against in a different state?

A) Ami Bera of California

B) Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota

C) Louise M. Slaughter of New York

D) John Delaney of Maryland

Trivia #2

The sons of two former heads of the Central Intelligence Agency are running for the House of Representatives this year. Who are they?

A) Stephen Petraeus of New York, son of David Petraeus, and Ben Casey of New York, son of William Casey

B) Matt Helms of Maryland, son of Richard Helms, and Liam Hayden of Pennsylvania, son of Michael Hayden

C) Tom Tenet of California, son of George Tenet, and Henry Gates of Kansas, son of Robert Gates

D) Jimmy Panetta of California, son of Leon Panetta, and Chauncey Goss of Florida, son of Porter J. Goss

Answers

#1: D- John Delaney of Maryland

#2: D- Jimmy Panetta of California, son of Leon Panetta, and Chauncey Goss of Florida, son of Porter J. Goss

The first correct answer was Caroline Kenny, a reporter for Medill News Service, Medill School of Journalism. Congrats!