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Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Uploading and categorizing images

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Main project page: Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials


Before you upload an image, whether it is of a state official, a building, a sign or even an icon for use on Ballotpedia, double check the copyright status of those images. If the image is self-taken or self-made, you will still want to check the copyright page for the appropriate tag. The copyright tags also apply to products in the public domain.



The main State Executive Officials category is Category:State executive images. If you cannot remember the specific image category or a category does not exist for that particular image, add Category:State executive images.

State offices

For images that relate to state offices, such as photos of state officials add one of the following categories:


For an image of a candidate, you'll want to add:


  • [[Category:Images of candidates for STATE POSITION]] (with the exception of Gov, Lt. Gov and AG)

In other words, for a:

For all others:

Campaign logos

For campaign logos or signs used by candidates and their campaigns, use Category:State executive official campaign logos.


Maps created for the SEO project, should be categorized under Category:State executive map images.

If the map is used in an image map template, then those templates would be categorized under Category:Image map templates, state executive officials

See also

Ballotpedia:WikiProject Images
Image permissionsCopyright tags for imagesBP imagesImage categoriesImage use policyImage description pagesImages Project

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