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Want to prove your political prowess and your love of elections trivia?

Now is your chance to show off how closely you’ve been following this month’s news!

A lot happened during October.

Republican Paul Ryan was selected as the next speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Democratic presidential candidates faced off in Las Vegas, while the Republican White House hopefuls debated in Boulder, Colo.

And all of the 2016 contenders filed campaign finance reports detailing their third-quarter spending and fundraising.

Here at the Center for Public Integrity, we’ve concocted eight questions for you to prove your mettle in this month’s news quiz.

Ready. Set. Go!

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Michael Beckel reported for the Center for Public Integrity from 2012 to 2017.