Template:Current election

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This template displays the tag above and adds articles to Category:Current elections or one of its dated subcategories.

Guidelines

Check main (article) namespace links

Usage

The template takes three parameters:

  • Parameter 1 overrides the word "article"
  • Parameter 2 overrides the words "a current election"
  • Parameter 3 overrides the word "election"
  • Named parameter "date" categorizes into a monthly sub category for ease of maintenance. This will be added by a bot if omitted.

Examples

Code Result
{{current election}}
{{current election|section|date=August 2022}}
{{current election| |a recent election|date=August 2022}}
{{current election| | |referendum|date=August 2022}}

Template data

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TemplateData for Current election

This template generates a tag to indicate that the article documents a current event.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Type (typically section)1

Something to replace "article" in the template, typically "section"

Default
article
Stringoptional
Type2

Allows modification of the current link instead of displaying "a current election"

Default
a current election
Example
a current referendum
Stringoptional
Election type3

Overrides the word "election"

Default
election
Example
referendum
Stringoptional
Datedate

The month and year that the article is identified as current.

Example
May 2015
Daterequired

See also