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About the Site
How is OurCampaigns organized? 
How do I navigate the site?  
What is the site Privacy Policy? 
About User Profiles
How do I get access to add information/ endorse candidates/ vote in user polls/ predict races? 
Do I need to create a profile for myself? 
Can I create another account? 
About multiple user profiles 
What is a User Profile? 
When I come back to the site, why does it show me more than just the new items? 
Data Entry
I'm a Candidate/Campaign Manager/Staffer. How do I get more information about myself/my candidate on the site? 
What is the policy on errors in data on the site? 
How do I get authorization to enter election statistics? 
I have access to create/add candidates/races. What are my responsibilities? 
How do I create district maps? 
Where do I get election statistics to enter? 
What format is used to enter US county/local races into the database? 
My candidate's party is not in the list. Should I create a new party? 
Should I list my sources for where I get data entry information? 
How do I cite the sources for the data I have entered? 
How do I format names in terms of full names, proper names, etc. for candidates? 
What are the guidelines on assigning Categories or other identifiers to data? 
Guidelines for Media and Polling Firms 
Adding Candidates to Races/Endorsements/Etc 
Discussion Posting
How do I make an image / HTML /bold / italics / user name appear in my post? 
I'm new to the site, and I've noticed that many of my posts get either a response of "..." or "ellipses". What does this indicate? 
How do I do cool stuff with HTML? 
What foreign languages does OurCampaigns support? 
Why did my message get deleted? 
General Information
What is OurCampaigns? 
I just heard a term I did not recognize. What does "[insert term here]" mean? (OC Glossary) 
When I refresh the home page, or hit my "back" button on my browser, all the new messages go away. Why? 
What is the policy on adding non-political "races"? 
What are silly races? 
What do the "forget me" and "remember me" functions do?  
Predictions and Points
How do I get points? 
How are Polling Firm points, average error and bias calculated? 


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Site Data Statistics
Type Number Download
Members 9,745 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Containers 118,525 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Races 343,460 0 1 2 3 4 5 6
Race Members 948,687 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Candidates 395,363 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Polls 50,059 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Poll Results 185,312 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Polling Firms 1,511 0 1
Endorsements 109,522 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Finance Reports 4,138 0 1 2 3 4
Issues 319 0
Parties 7,098 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
News Items 88,658 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Books 1,370 0 1
Links 3,670 0 1 2 3
Leaning Predictions 232,198 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
% Predictions 37,616 0 1 2 3
Site Polls 5,962
Messages 4,023


Data Entry To-Do
Suggested Date Suggested By Description
Oct 19, 2017 02:30pm RP Populate FEC Committee data
Jul 17, 2017 03:31pm RP Set up historical counties
Sep 25, 2012 10:52am RP Enter Ad Videos
Apr 16, 2012 11:21pm RP Set GDP for all Countries and States/Provinces
Apr 16, 2012 11:19pm RP Set or Update Population for all Countries and States/Provinces
Apr 04, 2012 02:35pm RP Reduce Polygon Map Files Sizes
Jun 06, 2011 04:00pm RP Add Lat/Lon Coordinates for all State House District Maps 1993-2003
Jun 06, 2011 03:59pm RP Add Lat/Lon Coordinates for all State Senate District Maps 1993-2003
Apr 22, 2011 06:12pm RP Add Lat/Lon Coordinates for all State House District Maps 2013-2023
Apr 22, 2011 06:11pm RP Add Lat/Lon Coordinates for all State Senate District Maps 2013-2023
Apr 22, 2011 06:10pm RP Add Lat/Lon Coordinates for all US House District Maps 2013-2023
Oct 01, 2010 11:48am RP Add Presidential Results for Congressional Districts
Jul 23, 2010 08:08pm RP Set Polygon Coords for all counties (non-latitude/longitude)
Jul 23, 2010 12:03pm RP Add Household data in DMAs


Programming Changes/Suggestions
Completed Description
Nov 06, 2017 05:36pm Set New Since date slider
Nov 06, 2017 06:11am Customize home panel order
Nov 06, 2017 06:08am Allow for option to add candidates to races based on ID number rather than just name search.
Nov 06, 2017 06:06am Fix FEC data pull
Oct 26, 2017 08:08pm Book images from OpenLibrary