ElectionAdministration

The Election Administration represents an institution for serving a locality’s (or state’s) election functions.

Tag Data Type Required? Repeats? Description Error Handling
AbsenteeUri xs:anyURI Optional Single Specifies the web address for information on absentee voting. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
AmIRegisteredUri xs:anyURI Optional Single Specifies the web address for information on whether an individual is registered. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
Department Department Required Repeats Describes the administrative body for a particular voter service. There must be at least one valid Department in each ElectionAdministration element. If no valid Department objects are present, the implementation is required to ignore the ElectionAdministration object that contains it/them.
ElectionsUri xs:anyURI Optional Single Specifies web address the administration’s website. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
RegistrationUri xs:anyURI Optional Single Specifies web address for information on registering to vote. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
RulesUri xs:anyURI Optional Single Specifies a URI for the election rules and laws (if any) for the jurisdiction of the administration. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
WhatIsOnMyBallotUri xs:anyURI Optional Single Specifies web address for information on what is on an individual’s ballot. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
WhereDoIVoteUri xs:anyURI Optional Single The Specifies web address for information on where an individual votes based on their address. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.

Department

Tag Data Type Required? Repeats? Description Error Handling
ContactInformation ContactInformation Optional Single Contact and physical address information for the election administration body (see ContactInformation). If the element is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
ElectionOfficialPersonId xs:IDREF Optional Single The individual to contact at the election administration office. The specified person should be the election official. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
VoterService VoterService Optional Repeats The types of services and appropriate contact individual available to voters. If the element is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.

VoterService

Tag Data Type Required? Repeats? Description Error Handling
ContactInformation ContactInformation Optional Single The contact for a particular voter service. If the element is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
Description InternationalizedText Optional Single Long description of the services available. If the element is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
ElectionOfficialPersonId xs:IDREF Optional Single The authority for a particular voter service. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
Type VoterServiceType Optional Single The type of voter service. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
OtherType xs:string Optional Single If Type is “other”, OtherType allows for cataloging another type of voter service. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
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<ElectionAdministration id="ea40133">
   <AbsenteeUri>http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/absenteevoting.html</AbsenteeUri>
   <AmIRegisteredUri>https://www.vote.virginia.gov/</AmIRegisteredUri>
   <Department>
     <ContactInformation label="ci60000">
       <AddressLine>Washington Building First Floor</AddressLine>
       <AddressLine>1100 Bank Street</AddressLine>
       <AddressLine>Richmond, VA 23219</AddressLine>
       <Name>State Board of Elections</Name>
     </ContactInformation>
   </Department>
   <ElectionsUri>http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/</ElectionsUri>
   <RegistrationUri>https://www.vote.virginia.gov/</RegistrationUri>
   <RulesUri>http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/</RulesUri>
   <WhatIsOnMyBallotUri>https://www.vote.virginia.gov/</WhatIsOnMyBallotUri>
   <WhereDoIVoteUri>https://www.vote.virginia.gov/</WhereDoIVoteUri>
</ElectionAdministration>