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Writing:External links (local measures)

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This page is a content-and-style guide about how to add an "External links" section for a local ballot measure article.
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Like "Additional reading" sections the "External links" section should be used to direct the reader to relevant information that relate to the election or ballot measure. In contrast to "additional reading" (which links to additional news articles) this section should link to websites that relate to the measure.

This section follows the "See also" section and precedes "Additional reading" and "References."

For example, examples of external links include:

  • County/city website
  • County/city ballot
  • Link to a pdf of the text of the measure
  • Campaign websites (support or opposition)

NOTE: even if you have already linked to the site within the article, you may want to add them to this section so that they are highlighted as key sites to be aware of.

Examples

Below are examples of "External links" sections for local ballot measure articles:


See article: Mississippi Eminent Domain Amendment (2011)

External links


See article: North Dakota State Office Appointment Amendment, Measure 1 (June 2012)

External links

See also