RetentionContest¶

RetentionContest extends BallotMeasureContest and represents a contest where a candidate is retained in a position (e.g. a judge).

Tag Data Type Required? Repeats? Description Error Handling
CandidateId xs:IDREF Required Single Links to the Candidate being retained. If the field is invalid or not present, the implementation is required to ignore the RetentionContest element containing it.
OfficeId xs:IDREF Optional Single Links to the information about the office. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
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<RetentionContest id="rc40001">
   <BallotSelectionIds>rc40001a rc40001b</BallotSelectionIds>
   <BallotTitle>
      <Text language="en">Retention of Supreme Court Justice</Text>
      <Text language="es">La retención de juez de la Corte Suprema</Text>
   </BallotTitle>
   <ElectoralDistrictId>ed60129</ElectoralDistrictId>
   <Name>Judicial Retention, Supreme Court</Name>
   <CandidateId>can14444</CandidateId>
   <OfficeId>off20006</OfficeId>
</RetentionContest>