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HTTP request

GET https://api.wevoteusa.org/apis/v1/ballotItemHighlightsRetrieve (Jump to "Try It Now")

Required Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
api_key string (from post, cookie, or get (in that order)) The unique key provided to any organization using the WeVoteServer APIs

Optional Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
starting_year string For testing with old endorsement sites, the year election data should start in


  "status": string,
  "success": boolean,
  "highlight_list": list [
      "name": string,
      "we_vote_id": string,
      "prior": integer, ('1' if from a prior election)
  "never_highlight_on": list [

Try It Now: API Variables

Retrieve all the candidates that might be highlighted on an endorsement guide.

Parameter name Value  

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