Candidate Bio Template

Posted on 8 May 2007. Filed under: Assignments |

Each candidate will have a PAGE on the Prez Campaign blog/site. Copy & paste this template (less these instructions!) onto a new PAGE. The “parent” (right hand column options) is “Candidates”. The title should be the candidate’s full name. The “slug” (right hand column options) should be the candidate last name. When you have completed this to the best of your ability today — save as a draft. Do not publish!

Candidate Bio

Party: -here-
Current Job: -here-
Hometown: (today)
Campaign status: -here-

Born: (town, state)
Date of Birth: (month, date, year)
Spouse: -here-
Children: -here-
Religion: -here-

Online Presence:

  • Public Official Website (delete if not an official – use accurate name, such as “Senate Website”)
  • Campaign Website (change to exploratory committee or other relevant name if needed)
  • Campaign Blog
  • MySpace Page
  • YouTube Channel
  • Other?

Education:

  • (One)
  • (Two)
  • (Three)

Military Experience: -here-

Public Office (elected or appointed):

  • (One)
  • (Two)
  • (Three)

Other Experience:

  • (One)
  • (Two)
  • (Three)

Recent (since 2000) Books: (order by title)

  • (Title, year, publisher – link to Amazon?)
  • (Title, year, publisher – link to Amazon?)
  • (Title, year, publisher – link to Amazon?)

Issues

Best Known For:

Summary of the candidate’s main campaign issue.

Economy

Position summary

Energy

Position summary

Immigration

Position summary

Iraq / War on Terror

Position summary

Health Care

Position summary

Campaign Finances

  • Open Secrets (find your candidate)
  • Federal PAC (get link from CQ Moneyline)
  • Washington Post (link is to Clinton – note if your candidate is not being tracked by the Post)
  • Any other source to cite?

Photo – needs to be uploaded to WordPress — I’ll reposition.

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