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Recent Edits to Presidential Elections
I'm just curious if the latest edits to the US Presidential Elections, principally by Ericl, are actual adopted policy by the Project membership; in simple terms it amounts to the removal of the candidate and balloting sections, to be replaced instead with the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates nominated (though Ericl's latest edit in 1856 neglect this), with the balloting for those offices being relegated to the Convention articles. The recent edits to the 1860 most exemplify this apparent "new direction". --Ariostos (talk) 15:32, 26 April 2015 (UTC)
- I'm not aware of a policy or consensus that supports such changes. It seems to be a case of Ericl being bold. I haven't yet seen enough of the edits in question to comment on them. I'll take a look when I have time. Do you find the changes problematic?--JayJasper (talk) 21:53, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
- I do in the sense that presently those candidates that were not nominated are being removed, replaced with simply the Presidential and Vice-Presidential nominees, the balloting often also disappearing, and the sections of some "parties" or bolter factions being renamed from what they were or named themselves (The Constitutional Democratic in 1860 to Southern Democratic for example, though I understand they are better recognized under that moniker). I can some degree understand why he would be doing what he is doing, as it might draw some more attention to the National Convention pages, but such pages don't exist for minority parties nor would there be enough information to justify them except in rare cases, and it also flies in the face of what has been the case of the most recent Presidential Election articles. Ultimately, it has the appearance of cutting out information rather than adding or clarifying it. --Ariostos (talk) 23:19, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
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Nomination of Presumptive nominee for deletion
A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Presumptive nominee - which falls within the scope of this project - is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.
The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Presumptive nominee (2nd nomination) until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on good quality evidence, and our policies and guidelines.
Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion template from the top of the article.--JayJasper (talk) 20:29, 28 April 2015 (UTC)
Nomination of United States presidential election debates, 2016 for deletion
A discussion is taking place as to whether the article United States presidential election debates, 2016 - which falls within the scope of this project - is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.
The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/United States presidential election debates, 2016 until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on good quality evidence, and our policies and guidelines.
Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion template from the top of the article.--JayJasper (talk) 20:49, 28 April 2015 (UTC)