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#REDIRECT [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executives]]
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</table>This is the project page for articles about state executive officials.
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[[State executive offices]] include offices mandated by [[state constitutional officials|state constitutions]], both elected and appointed. The sections below highlight tips and instructions to successfully write articles about the generic offices, state-specific offices and the officeholders.
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:: ''See also: [[State executive officials|Current state officials]]''
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==Writing guidelines==
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:: ''See also: [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Writing guidelines]]''
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{{SEO writing}}
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For information about how to write profiles about state executive incumbents, state offices or elections, [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Writing guidelines|click here.]]
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'''For quick access, add {{tl|SEO writing}} to your user page.'''
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===Elections===
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For specific details about election articles and related writing guidelines, visit [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Election articles]].
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For election racetracking methodology, [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Election Racetracking|click here.]]
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==Article improvement==
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:: ''See also: [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Articles to improve|Articles to improve]]''
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As the project develops, some pages may be rapidly created and may need to be revisited at a later point. [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Articles to improve|For more on articles that are missing components or may need improvement, click here]].
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==News==
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:: ''See also: [[Ballotpedia:State executive official news]]''
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The [[Ballotpedia:State executive official news|SEO newsdesk is available here.]] Here is an example of an SEO news story: [[Two weeks to go before the Kentucky primary]]
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<center>[[Ballotpedia:WikiProject News|For the news writing basics, click here.]]</center>
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'''Required categories for a news story:'''
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* <nowiki> Category:State executive news, YEAR</nowiki>
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* <nowiki>Category:STATE YEAR news</nowiki> (e.g. [[:Category:California 2011 news]])
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* <nowiki>Category:MONTH YEAR</nowiki> (e.g. [[:Category:May 2011]])
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'''Relevant categories that may be added, include:'''
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* News about current governors: [[:Category:Gubernatorial news, 2013]]
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* News about attorneys general: [[:Category:Attorney General news, 2012]]
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* News about secretaries of state: [[:Category:Secretary of State news, 2011]]
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==Images==
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:: ''See also: [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Uploading and categorizing images|Uploading and categorizing images]]''
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If you plan to upload images that relate to the State Executive Officials project...
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For example, images of:
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*officials
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*government buildings
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*maps
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*graphs
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*documents
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... or if you need help identify appropriate categories for such images, go [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Uploading and categorizing images|here for more details]].
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For specific guidelines on [[Ballotpedia:Image copyright tags|copyright]] or [[Ballotpedia:Image permissions|image permissions]], visit the [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject Images|Images project page.]]
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==Calendars==
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* [[2013 state executive calendar]]
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* [[2012 state executive calendar]]
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* [[2011 state executive calendar]]
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==Categories==
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* If you want to know what category to use on an article related to a state executive office, official, candidate, election or related subject, go to [[Writing:Categories (state executive officials)]].
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* If you want to change categories, propose new ones or work out issues with categories, go to [[Ballotpedia:WikiProject State Executive Officials/Categories]].
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==Templates==
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:: ''See also: [[Help:List of statewide executive officer templates]]''
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* {{tl|State Official Writer}}
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* {{tl|Wikiproject state officials}} or {{tl|wso}}
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===Article templates===
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* {{tl|State executive officers}}
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** {{tl|Current governors}} | {{tl|Secretaries of state}} | {{tl|State attorneys general}} | {{tl|State treasurers}} | {{tl|Controllers}} | {{tl|Auditors}} | {{tl|Superintendents of schools}} | {{tl|Insurance commissioners}} | {{tl|Agricultural commissioners}} | {{tl|Natural resource commissioners}} | {{tl|Labor commissioners}} | {{tl|Public services commissioners}}
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* {{tl|Seo stub}}
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* {{tl|seosubmit}}
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==Research links==
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* Official websites of the offices
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* [http://www.followthemoney.org/ Follow the Money]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/ Project Vote Smart]
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===News desk===
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* [[Ballotpedia:State executive official news]]
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{{State executive offices}}
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[[Category:State official project]]
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[[Category:Ballotpedia Projects]]
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