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This page is a consolidated list of image categories for the Uncategorized File project.

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If you are unsure which category an image belongs in, you can place that image in the image category unclear group using the following code: [[Category:Image category unclear]]

Ballotpedia Images

For Ballotpedia owned images, use: [[Category:Ballotpedia images]]

Logos

For Ballotpedia logos, use: [[Category:Ballotpedia images, logos]]

Files

For BP files uploaded to the wiki, use: [[Category:Ballotpedia images, files]]

Help

For images relating to help pages, such as writing documents or how-to pages, use: [[Category:Help images]]

Templates

For images used in a BP-related template, use: [[Category:Ballotpedia template images]]

Pictures of BP users

  • For staff-members and interns, use: [[Category:Ballotpedia staff images]]
  • For non-staff users, use: [[Category:Ballotpedia user images]]

These category should be used on any images uploaded by a user and placed on their talk page.

Activists, donors, and organizations

For logos or pictures of an activist, donor, or organization, use: [[Category:Activist donor org images]]

State flags, seals, capitols & constitutions

  • For images of state flags, use: [[Category:Images of state flags]]
  • For state seals, use: [[Category:Images of state seals]]
  • For state capitol buildings (interior or exterior), use: [[Category:Images of state capitols]]
  • For images of state constitutions, use: [[Category:Images of state constitutions]]

News

For images that are used in news stories, use: [[Category:News images]]

Law

For images relating to law, such as election law or ballot law, use: [[Category:Law images]]

Election

For general election images, or images that relate to such things as vote fraud or instant runoff voting, use: [[Category:Election images]]

Campaign finance

For campaign finance images or images that relate to such things as campaign donors, PACs or SuperPACs, use: [[Category:Campaign finance images]]

Useful links

Candidates

For images of candidates for the U.S. Senate or the U.S. house of representatives, use: [[Category:Images of candidates for Congress, STATE]]

Redistricting images

For redistricting maps, use: [[Category:2010 Census congressional maps]]

Maps

For maps associated with the congress, use: [[Category:Congress maps]]

Campaign logos

  • For U.S. Senate campaign logos, use: [[ U.S. Senate campaign logos, STATE]]
  • For U.S. House campaign logo, use: [[ U.S. House campaign logos, STATE]]

Main

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:

Candidates

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

AND

  • [[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

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


Candidates

Maps

For maps associated with the state legislative project, use: [[Category:State legislative maps]]

Main

The main Ballot Measures category is Category:Ballot measure images. If you cannot remember the specific image category or a category does not exist for that particular image, add Category:Ballot measure images.

Campaign logos

For campaign logos or signs used by ballot measure campaigns, use Category:STATE ballot measure campaign logos.

For example: Category:California ballot measure campaign logos.

If, for example, the campaign logo is being used in multiple states, simply add multiple categories.

Maps

Maps created for the Ballot Measure project, should be categorized under Category:Ballot measure map images.

If the map is used in an image map template, then those templates would be categorized under Category:Image map templates, ballot measures (for those that relate to state measures) or Category:Image map templates, local measures (for those that relate to local ballot measures).

Project images

Images specifically created for the Ballot Measure project should be categorized under Category:Ballot measure project images.

This may include project icons, project logos, sitenotices, etc.


Recall

For images associated with recalls, use: [[Category:Recall images]]

Local Measures

Main

The main Local Ballot Measures category is Category:Local ballot measure images. If you cannot remember the specific image category or a category does not exist for that particular image, add Category:Local ballot measure images.

Maps

Maps created for the Local ballot Measure project, should be categorized under Category:Local ballot measure map images.

If the map is used in an image map template, then those templates would be categorized under Category:Image map templates, local measures.

Project images

Images specifically created for the Local Ballot Measure project should be categorized under Category:Local ballot measure project images.

This may include project icons, project logos, sitenotices, etc.


See also: Ballotpedia:WikiProject School Board Elections/Image categories

For general images associated with the School board elections project, use: [[Category:School board images]]

Candidates

For images of a school board candidate, use: [[Category:Images of school board candidates, YEAR]] and [[Category:STATE school board images]]

Example: Category:Images of school board candidates, 2014 and Category:California school board images‎

Maps

For maps associated with the school board project, use: [[Category:STATE school board maps]]

Campaign logos

For School Board campaign logos, use: [[Category:Images of school board campaign logos, YEAR]]

Campaign literature

For School Board campaign literature, use: [[Category:Images of school board campaign literature, YEAR]]

District seal

For school district seals, use: [[Category:STATE school district seals]]

For general images associated with the Municipal Government project, use: [[Category:Municipal government images]]

Incumbents

For images of a mayor, use: [[Category:Images of mayors]]. For images of a city council member, use: [[Category:Images of city councilmembers]]

Candidates

For images of a mayoral candidate, use: [[Category:Images of mayoral candidates]]. For images of a city council candidate, use: [[Category:Images of city council candidates]]

City seals

For images of a city seal, use: [[Category:Images of city seals]]