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This style guide describes how to add a biography section to a school candidate page on Ballotpedia.

Biography

The biography section details the educational and professional background of a candidate. This section touches the following topics:

  • Highest educational achievement
    • Start with high school or undergraduate degree(s)
    • Detail graduate degrees in second sentence
  • Past professional experiences
  • Past political experience/government service (if applicable)
  • Current profession
  • Volunteer experience
  • Military service (if applicable)

Information about a candidate's background can be found on a campaign website or district page for incumbent members. The next level of research should include newspaper profiles of candidates and personal websites. When adding a candidate image or campaign logo, consult the image category guidelines to allocate the image to the appropriate category.

Installation

==Biography==
'''CANDIDATE LAST NAME''' graduated with a DEGREE TYPE in ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE from UNIVERSITY NAME. He/she has worked as a PROFESSION A and a PROFESSION B. '''CANDIDATE LAST NAME''' is currently a CURRENT PROFESSION with BUSINESS/INSTITUTION NAME. 

Example

See also: Kevin Leung

Biography

Leung graduated with a B.S. from the University of Utah in 1990. He later earned a M.B.A. and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado-Denver.[1] Leung served as a consultant to the U.S. Army during the First Gulf War and received a Certificate of Appreciation. He is currently an IT consultant and the owner of Magic Rabbit Carwash, Detail & Lube Co. Leung and his wife of 23 years, Shirley, currently reside in Castle Rock, Colorado.[2]

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