How much do you know about the Tea Party? A quiz.

Tea Partiers had a big effect on the 2010 election, and will likely play a big role in the 2012 presidential race. How much do you know about the Tea Party?

2. In the 2010 elections, how many congressional candidates had tea party support?

The New York Times counted 138 candidates, all running as Republicans, endorsed by at least one Tea Party faction. Eighty-five of those candidates won, a 63 percent success rate. But the Congressional Tea Party Caucus has attracted fewer members.

The New York Times counted 138 candidates, all running as Republicans, endorsed by at least one Tea Party faction. Eighty-five of those candidates won, a 63 percent success rate. But the Congressional Tea Party Caucus has attracted fewer members.

The New York Times counted 138 candidates, all running as Republicans, endorsed by at least one Tea Party faction. Eighty-five of those candidates won, a 63 percent success rate. But the Congressional Tea Party Caucus has attracted fewer members.

The New York Times counted 138 candidates, all running as Republicans, endorsed by at least one Tea Party faction. Eighty-five of those candidates won, a 63 percent success rate. But the Congressional Tea Party Caucus has attracted fewer members.

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