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Summer is almost at an end but before the November elections begin, August brings with it two election dates with ballot measures. On August 5, both Michigan and Missouri voters will cast their "yes" or "no" votes on a grand total of six measures; one of which will be on the Michigan ballot. Alaskans will vote on August 19 to repeal or uphold SB 21, an oil tax cuts bill. This year, in addition to profiles on every certified measure, Ballotpedia brings you "Fast Facts."

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-- New user message (talk) 09:42, 30 May 2014 (CDT)

BaileyL wrote:

JPD, welcome to Ballotpedia! I see that you made numerous edits to our Arizona pages to add information about the primary voting system. Your edits alerted us to an error in one of our templates which featured information from 2012. Our templates allow us to add and update information by only saving one page, instead of copying and pasting the needed info across numerous pages. It helps us fix errors quickly. I did revert all of your edits for this reason. Also, the placement and formatting for some did not match our standards. However, you also raised an interesting point about adding the voting info to more than just our election pages, possibly the office pages as well. I will discuss this with our content teams this week.

Also, you made a change to our Arizona elections, 2012 page regarding the date of the primary. You changed it to August 26 instead of August 26. Do you have any sources that cite the 26th instead? I checked the Secretary of State website and August 28 is listed for 2012. See the link here.

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Justin Haas wrote:
There was really nothing wrong there, I just made a minor formatting change but accidentally didn't close the reference so it looked like I deleted what you added. It should be good now.
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