ballot_selection.txt

Represents the possible selection (e.g. yes/no, recall/do not recall, candidate_id, et al) for a BallotMeasureContest or ContestBase that would appear on the ballot. BallotSelection extends BallotSelectionBase and CandidateSelection.

Ballot Measure Selection

Tag Data Type Required? Repeats? Description Error Handling
Selection InternationalizedText Required Single Selection text for a BallotMeasureContest If the element is invalid or not present, the implementation is required to ignore the BallotMeasureSelection containing it.

Contest Selection

Tag Data Type Required? Repeats? Description Error Handling
CandidateIds xs:IDREFS Optional Single References a set of Candidate elements. The number of candidates that can be references is unbounded in cases where the ballot selection is for a ticket (e.g. “President/Vice President”, “Governor/Lt Governor”). If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
EndorsementPartyIds xs:IDREFS Optional Single References a set of Party elements, which signifies one or more endorsing parties for the candidate(s). If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
IsWriteIn xs:boolean Optional Single Signifies if the particular ballot selection allows for write-in candidates. If true, one or more write-in candidates are allowed for this contest. If the field is invalid or not present, then the implementation is required to ignore it.
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id,:ref:`single-xml-ballot-measure-contest`_id,:ref:`single-xml-ballot-measure-contest`_selection_id,text,candidate_id,endorsement_party_id,is_write_in
bms30001a,bms30001,bms30001at,Yes,,,,
bms30001b,bms30001,bms30001bt,No,,,,
cs10861,,,,can10861a,par0001,
cs10861,,,,can10861b,par0001,