Template:LegisLinks

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Blank code

You can copy and paste this code. Add the appropriate data after the "=" sign to ensure the link appears. (Refer to Usage) If no data is added, that field will not appear.

Related: Template:CongLinks, Template:NGOLinks and Template:SEOLinks

Short form (sufficient for most state legislators and candidates)

{{LegisLinks | fb = | flickr = | linked = | twitter = | youtube = | nndb = | votesmart = | wikipedia = | followthemoney = | ontheissues = | worldcat = | c-span = | imdb = }}

Full form

{{LegisLinks | fb = | flickr = | linked = | twitter = | youtube = | nndb = | votesmart = | wikipedia = | congbio = | nga = | rollcall = | govtrack = | opencong = | merge = | politifact = | fec = | opensecrets = | legistorm = | followthemoney = | ontheissues = | congress = | worldcat = | c-span = | rose = | imdb = | bloomberg = | csmonitor = | economist = | ft = | guardian = | hill = | huffpo = | nyt = | wsj = | washpo = | washtime = }}

Usage

NOTE: Replace #### with the appropriate URL data.

Field Data Info Source
congbio ID number of the congressional biography Congressional Biography and Washington Post voting record http://bioguide.congress.gov /scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=[####]
fb id Profile http://www.facebook.com/[####]
flickr id Photostream http://www.flickr.com /photos/[####]
linked id Profile http://www.linkedin.com/pub/[####]
twitter id Profile http://twitter.com/[####]
youtube id Video http://youtube.com/[####]
nndb NNDB index Profile https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://www.nndb.org /people/[####]
votesmart votesmart.org id Summary, biography, voting record, and interest group ratings http://www.votesmart.org /candidate/[votesmart]
wikipedia name Profile http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/[####]
rollcall rollcall.com id Congressional profile and news http://www.rollcall.com /members/[####].html
govtrack GovTrack index Congressional profile http://www.govtrack.us /congress/person.xpd?id=[####]
opencong OpenCong index Congressional profile http://www.opencongress.org/ people/show/[####]
merge Congress Merge website Profile of official http://www.congressmerge.com/[####]
natjournal Member id Staff contacts, committees and profile http://www.nationaljournal.com /almanac/member/[####]
fec Federal Election Commission ID Campaign finance reports and data https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://herndon1.sdrdc.com /cgi-bin/can_detail/[####]
opensecrets OS id Financial information http://www.opensecrets.org /politicians/summary.php?CID=[####]
legistorm Path name Earmarks, trips, staff salaries and financial disclosures http://www.legistorm.com /[####]
followthemoney FTM id State-level campaign contributions http://www.followthemoney.org/ database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=[####]
ontheissues Path name Issue positions and quotes http://www.ontheissues.org /[####]
worldcat id Works by or about http://worldcat.org /identities/[####]
c-span C-SPAN index Appearances http://www.c-spanvideo.org /[####]
rose view id Appearances http://www.charlierose.com /guest/view/[####]
imdb IMDb index Appearances http://www.imdb.com /name/[####]
bloomberg path name Collected news and commentary http://topics.bloomberg.com/[####]
guardian path name Collected news and commentary http://www.theguardian.com /[####]
nyt path name Collected news and commentary http://topics.nytimes.com/ top/reference/timestopics/people/[####]
wsj path name Collected news and commentary http://topics.wsj.com/person/[####]
washpo Washpo id Collected news and commentary http://www.washingtonpost.com/members/[####]

Notes

1. The opensecrets parameter defaults to the current year. For members no longer serving, add "&cycle=Career'" after the value to default to the member's career total.

Example

Adding:
{{LegisLinks | fb = MickMulvaneyforCongress | flickr = mickmulvaney | linked = test | twitter = mickmulvaney | youtube = mmulvaneysc | nndb = test | wikipedia = Mick_Mulvaney | congbio = | votesmart = 60348 | govtrack = | opencong = | ontheissues = House/Mick_Mulvaney.htm | natjournal = | fec = | opensecrets = | legistorm = | followthemoney = 8288 | cspan = 623510 | imdb = test | bloomberg = test | guardian = | nyt = | wsj = | washpo = gIQA2dVUKP }}

Results: