Template talk:U.S. state attorneys general

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Separation of territories[edit]

As currently formatted, the titling of a separate section for non-state AG's looks visually disruptive and also implies that they are less than state AG's when, in fact they have exactly the same powers and duties. As previously formatted, they appeared immediately after the state AG's without a separate title to single them out beyond not appearing alphabetically intermingled with the state AG's. I would suggest that we should go back to the previous, long-standing format. Discussion? Pr4ever (talk) 03:09, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

And, once again, their peers at the National Association of Attorney Generals do not single them out and place them as "separate but equal". Why should we? Pr4ever (talk) 03:14, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

Reverted party affiliations[edit]

I reverted the edit that put in the party affiliations. I thought I left an explanation, but it's not there, so it's here.

A navbox is primarily a navigation tool, not an information tool, and as such should not be cluttered with extraneous data. Therefore, only in lists where readers more or less expect to see the party labels should they be included. Thus, Template:Current U.S. Senators and Template:Current U.S. Governors have the labels—readers think in terms of red states vs. blue states—while historical templates like Template:United States Senators from Minnesota and Template:Governors of New Hampshire do not have the labels—readers do not think in terms of red years vs. blue years. And since the party affiliations of state Attorneys General are usually underemphasized, they don't belong here. Choor monster (talk) 19:25, 17 February 2014 (UTC)