Classification Codes, Working with Voting Issues

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Voting issues can be classified using the voting issues classification codes. Argenta comes loaded with common voting issues to help you get started, but you can change them at any time.

You can add or delete any voting issues by selecting Classification Codes from the Argenta main menu on the left hand side of the screen.

 
 

This will bring you into the full listing of all customizable classification codes that are within Argenta. From here you will choose "Voting Issues."

 

 

This will bring you into the full listing of your voting issues. Next, you will choose "Add New."

 

 

This will open a screen for you to add a new voting issue.

 

 

Choose a name for your issue and click "Add This Classification Code" to add this new issue to your list.

View The Total Number Of Records
Above the list is a records total that displays the total of all items currently displayed in the list. This is a quick and easy way to count list items.

Search The List
All classification code lists can be searched by the code’s title. Enter the title of the code you are looking for into the search field to search the list.

Export The List To Excel
Argenta contains many reports, charts, graphs, and statements, but it may be necessary to manipulate your own data. You can work with your data anyway you want by exporting it to Excel. Every List in Argenta has an “Export To Excel” button above the list. Clicking the button exports the data currently displayed in the list to Microsoft Excel. If you have filtered the data by specific criteria, only the result set will be exported.

To Remove A Voting Issue

In the voting issue list, click the corresponding “Delete” button to remove the voting issue from Argenta. Voting issues that are already in use cannot be deleted. You will receive an alert indicating that you cannot delete the voting issue because it has been added to a constituent as an Important Voting Issue. If you still want to delete it, you must find the Constituents associated with it, then reclassifying all associated Constituents, then trying again to delete it.