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.

 1<RetentionContest id="rc40001">
 2   <BallotSelectionIds>rc40001a rc40001b</BallotSelectionIds>
 3   <BallotTitle>
 4      <Text language="en">Retention of Supreme Court Justice</Text>
 5      <Text language="es">La retención de juez de la Corte Suprema</Text>
 6   </BallotTitle>
 7   <ElectoralDistrictId>ed60129</ElectoralDistrictId>
 8   <Name>Judicial Retention, Supreme Court</Name>
 9   <CandidateId>can14444</CandidateId>
10   <OfficeId>off20006</OfficeId>
11</RetentionContest>