Writing:Polls

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This page is a content-and-style guide about how to add polls to pages about Congress.
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Usage

The {{CongPoll}} template is to be used for any polls related to the Congress project.

Much of the poll template is automated and can compute automatically.

The template can handle:

  • 10 different possible responses to a poll
  • 15 different polls relating to one topic

The "Responses" and "Responsepolls" correlate and follow numerically. Just add as needed.

Response1, Response2, Response3, Response4 etc... up until 10 Response1poll1%, Response2poll1%, Response3poll1%, etc... Response1poll1%, Response1poll2%, Response1poll3%, etc...

Copy from here

Here is the basic code to copy and fill in:

One poll only

{{CongPoll
|Title=
|Poll1=
|Response1=
|Response2=
|Response3=
|Response4=
|Numberpolled1=
|Margin of error1 = 
|Response1Poll1% = 
|Response2Poll1% = 
|Response3Poll1% = 
|Response4Poll1% = 
}}

Two polls


{{CongPoll
|Title=
|Poll1=
|Poll2=
|Response1=
|Response2=
|Response3=
|Response4=
|Numberpolled1=
|Numberpolled2=
|Margin of error1 = 
|Margin of error2 = 
|Response1Poll1% = 
|Response2Poll1% = 
|Response3Poll1% = 
|Response4Poll1% = 
|Response1Poll2% = 
|Response2Poll2% = 
|Response3Poll2% = 
|Response4Poll2% = 
}}

Here is what each parameter means:


{{CongPoll
|Title= The title of what the polls is questioning
|Poll1= The link to the poll, with title and date
|Poll2= The link to the second poll, with title and date
|Response1=The first response, such as "yes" or the candidate
|Response2=The second response, such as "yes" or the candidate
|Response3=The third response, such as "yes" or the candidate
|Response4=The fourth response, such as "yes" or the candidate
|Numberpolled1=The total number of polled individuals from the first poll
|Numberpolled2=The total number of polled individuals from the second poll
|Margin of error1 = The margin of error from the first poll
|Margin of error2 = The margin of error from the second poll
|Response1Poll1% = The % received for the first response, in the first poll
|Response2Poll1% = The % received for the second response, in the first poll
|Response3Poll1% = The % received for the third response, in the first poll
|Response4Poll1% = The % received for the fourth response, in the first poll
|Response1Poll2% = The % received for the first response, in the second poll
|Response2Poll2% = The % received for the second response, in the second poll
|Response3Poll2% = The % received for the third response, in the second poll
|Response4Poll2% = The % received for the fourth response, in the second poll
}}

An example filled in:


{{CongPoll
|Title=Scott Brown vs. Elizabeth Warren
|Poll1=[http://www.uml.edu/docs/UML%20MA%20RV%20Dec%202011%20FINALTopline%281%29_tcm18-39517.pdf UMass/Boston Herald (December 1-6, 2011)]
|Poll2=[http://www1.wne.edu/assets/112/Polling_-_Mass_Senate_%28Oct_2011%29_TABLES.pdf Western NE College (October 17-23, 2011)]
|Response1=Scott Brown
|Response2=Elizabeth Warren
|Response3=Neither
|Response4=Don't know
|Numberpolled1=505
|Numberpolled2=475
|Margin of error1 = 5.3
|Margin of error2 = 4.5
|Response1Poll1% = 42
|Response2Poll1% = 49
|Response3Poll1% = 3
|Response4Poll1% = 6
|Response1Poll2% = 47
|Response2Poll2% = 42
|Response3Poll2% = 1
|Response4Poll2% = 10
}}

Maximum of 15 polls and 10 responses


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|Title=
|Poll1=
|Poll2=
|Poll3=
|Poll4=
|Poll5=
|Poll6=
|Poll7=
|Poll8=
|Poll9=
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|Poll15=
|Date1=
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See also