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Help:How to add local ballot measure articles to county and election articles

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Task

You will be:

  • Locating all articles that exist on Ballotpedia about local ballot measures for particular states.
  • Inserting links to those articles on the relevant county and election date articles.

Once you have done that for a given state, you can cross the state off this list:

Steps

Step 1

Step 2

  • Explore the articles and subcategories you find in that category to determine whether BP has any articles about any specific local ballot measures from that state.

Step 3

  • Determine the county where the election occurred.

Step 4

  • Determine the date on which the election occurred.

Step 5

  • Insert a "See also' section in the article that wiki-links to those county and date articles.
  • If there is no article about that election date, start it and add it to the county's local ballot measure template.

Step 6

  • Go to the article on BP about that county's ballot measures and on that article:
  • Insert a section heading for the date of the election.
  • Insert a link to the article about that day's elections. (Example: November 3, 2009 ballot measures in California).
  • Under that section, insert a wiki-link to the article about the local ballot measure.

Step 7

  • Go to the article on BP about that election day and on that article:
  • Insert a section heading for each county that conducted an electon on that date.
  • Insert a link to the article about that county's ballot measures.. (Example: Contra Costa County, California ballot measures).
  • Under that section, insert a wiki-link to the article about the local ballot measure.

Step 8

Once you have performed these steps for every specific local ballot measure article in that state, cross the state off the list above.