Writing:Incumbent not running for re-election

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This is a content and style rewriting guide for adding the category about incumbents running for a different office.

There is a template called {{Incretire}}

By pasting this template at the bottom of the profile and then filling in the parameters, the categories will appear.

There are two basic parameters:


Filling in the appropriate category for current office and Year will cause the correct category to display.

Below are the 5 different combinations of retiring incumbents. Simply copy the corresponding code below that is the correct structure for the incumbent profile you are editing and paste that code at the bottom of the incumbent profile.

Incumbent's current office

State Senator

{{Incretire|State Senate|2012}}

State Representative

{{Incretire|State House|2012}}

U.S. Senator

{{Incretire|U.S. Senate|2012}}

U.S. House Rep

{{Incretire|U.S. House|2012}}

State Executive Official

{{Incretire|State executive official|2012}}