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This writing guide explains how to craft an "Additional reading" section for a local ballot measure article.

Additional reading

The "Additional reading" section of an article is created and updated as additional reading materials become available.

Adding links to additional information about local measures always adds more substance for readers, even if time does not permit the content itself to be added. Links to additional information, news articles and studies about the measure should be added to the article as the measure develops up to election day. Most of the links featured in the "Additional reading" section will be news articles. Sometimes additional reading content can be found on official campaign or government websites, on watch group websites or through a simple google search.

Installation

The basic "installation code" of the "Additional reading" section is:

==Additional reading==
* [URL ''WEBSITE NAME'', "ARTICLE/DOCUMENT NAME," DATE PUBLISHED/ACCESSED]
* [URL ''WEBSITE NAME'', "ARTICLE/DOCUMENT NAME," DATE PUBLISHED/ACCESSED]
etc... 

Examples

Below are examples of "Additional reading" sections for local ballot measure articles:


See article: Miami-Dade County Charter Amendments, 6 (May 2011)

Additional reading


See article: Longview City Red Light Camera Advisory Question (November 2011)

Additional reading


Links to other examples

Below are links to the "Additional reading" sections of several local ballot measure articles to serve as examples:

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