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HTTP request

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

Required Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
kind_of_ballot_item string What is the type of ballot item that we want quick information for (for use in a popup)? (Either "OFFICE", "CANDIDATE", "POLITICIAN" or "MEASURE")
ballot_item_we_vote_id string The we_vote_id for the ballot item we want quick information for.

Response

{
  "success": boolean,
  "status": string,
  "quick_info_found": boolean,
  "quick_info_id": integer,
  "quick_info_we_vote_id": string,
  "kind_of_ballot_item": string (CANDIDATE, MEASURE),
  "incoming_ballot_item_we_vote_id": string,
  "language": string,
  "info_text": string,
  "info_html": string,
  "ballot_item_display_name": string,
  "more_info_url": string,
  "more_info_credit_text": string,
  "last_updated": string,
  "last_editor_we_vote_id": string,
  "office_we_vote_id": string,
  "candidate_we_vote_id": string,
  "politician_we_vote_id": string,
  "measure_we_vote_id": string,
  "quick_info_master_we_vote_id": string,
  "google_civic_election_id": integer,
}

Try It Now: API Variables

Information necessary to populate a bubble next to a ballot item.

Parameter name Value  
kind_of_ballot_item:
ballot_item_we_vote_id:

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