The 2016 elections might feel like they started years ago, but now they're actually here. Texas candidates will know in a mere eight weeks how they fared in the first round. Voters will be settling many political and policy disputes this year, from the presidential nominating contests to legislative races, from comebacks to grudge matches.

We've concocted 20 questions for you; you’ll see a tally of everyone’s answers when you reach the end. It’s a way to peek at expectations about the March primaries, the political conventions, the November general election, the January 2017 legislative session and more.