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HTTP request

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

Required Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
voter_device_id string An 88 character unique identifier linked to a voter record on the server
voter_guide_possibility_id integer This id of the VoterGuidePossibility is required.
voter_guide_possibility_position_id integer The voter_guide_possibility_position to be updated, or if set to 0, create new.
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
ballot_item_name string The candidate or measure name shown on the web page.
position_stance string SUPPORT, OPPOSE or INFORMATION_ONLY
statement_text string A written description of why the endorsement is what it is.
more_info_url string The URL a voter can go to for more information about the endorsement.
possibility_should_be_deleted boolean Permanent delete of the VoterGuidePossibilityPosition entry.
possibility_should_be_ignored boolean Soft delete. Stop analyzing this entry.
candidate_we_vote_id string
measure_we_vote_id string
organization_we_vote_id string
position_should_be_removed boolean Delete saved position from PositionEntered table.
google_civic_election_id_list[] integerlist The election ids we care about.

Response

{
  "status": string,
  "success": boolean,
  "voter_guide_possibility_id": integer,
  "possible_position_list": list [
   {
     "possibility_position_id": integer,
     "possibility_position_number": integer,
     "ballot_item_name": string,
     "candidate_twitter_handle": string,
     "candidate_we_vote_id": string,
     "edit_position_url": string,
     "google_civic_election_id": string,
     "measure_we_vote_id": string,
     "more_info_url": string,
     "more_info_url_stored": string,
     "office_we_vote_id": string,
     "organization_name": string,
     "organization_twitter_handle": string,
     "organization_we_vote_id": string,
     "office_name": string,
     "position_should_be_removed": boolean,
     "position_stance": string,
     "position_stance_stored": string,
     "position_we_vote_id": string,
     "possibility_should_be_deleted": boolean,
     "possibility_should_be_ignored": boolean,
     "statement_text": string,
     "statement_text_stored": string,
     "state_code": string,
   }   ],
}

Response Status Codes

Code Description
VALID_VOTER_DEVICE_ID_MISSING Cannot proceed. A valid voter_device_id parameter was not included.
VALID_VOTER_ID_MISSING Cannot proceed. A valid voter_id was not found.
VOTER_GUIDE_POSSIBILITY_NOT_FOUND A voter guide possibility was not found at that URL.
VOTER_GUIDE_POSSIBILITY_FOUND_WITH_URL A voter guide possibility entry was found.

Try It Now: API Variables

Save one possible endorsement from one particular web page.

Parameter name Value  
voter_device_id:
voter_guide_possibility_id:
voter_guide_possibility_position_id:
ballot_item_name:
position_stance:
statement_text:
more_info_url:
possibility_should_be_deleted: True
False
possibility_should_be_ignored: True
False
candidate_we_vote_id:
measure_we_vote_id:
organization_we_vote_id:
position_should_be_removed: True
False
google_civic_election_id_list[]:

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