Data Element Name Type Schema(s) Found in XS Restricted from Extended from Type Definition Enumerations
Abstentions xs:nonNegativeInteger 510 |  xs:element     xs:nonNegativeInteger Report of a no vote.  
Accepted YesNoType eml-core | 620 | 480 | 450 | 220 | 130 | xs:element     YesNoType Indicates acceptance of a candidate, referendum proposal, vote or message. yes | no
Action   210 |  xs:element xs:token   xs:token Indicates the action being requested - either to consent to a nomination or to withdraw from a contest.  
ActionTime xs:dateTime 120 |  xs:element     xs:dateTime Specifies when the specified action should be carried out.  
ActionedTime xs:dateTime 120 |  xs:element     xs:dateTime Specifies when the specified action was carried out.  
Address StructuredAddressStructure eml-externals | xs:element     n/a A physical location.  Addresses are specified for each individual or organisation involved in the voting processes, eg voter, election authority.  
Affiliation AffiliationStructure eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 | 210 | xs:element     AffiliationStructure Indicates the membership of some organisation such as a political party  
AffiliationIdentifier AffiliationIdentificationStructure eml-core | xs:element     AffiliationIdentifierStructure Indicates the official name and ID of the affiliated organisation  
AffiliationType   eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 | 210 | xs:element     AffiliationStructure Indicates the type of organisation that an individual is a member of.  
Age xs:positiveInteger eml-core | xs:element     xs:positiveInteger The age of a candidate or voter  
Agent AgentStructure eml-core | xs:element     AgentStructure Someone who works for the candidate.  There are various different roles for a candidate's agent  
AgentIdentifier AgentIdentifierStructure eml-core | xs:element     AgentIdentifierStructure The agent's name and ID  
AgentName PersonNameStructure eml-core | xs:element     PersonNameStructure The full name of the agent  
AllowedChannels   110 |  xs:element     n/a The list of eligible channels for an election event.   
Area AreaStructure eml-core | xs:element     AreaStructure A geographic area covered by a contest  
Association   eml-core |       xs:token Associates a polling district with some other entity, such as a constituency.  
AuditLog   480 |        n/a A log of audit information.  
AuditInformation   520 | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 445 | 420 | 130 xs:element   AuditInformationStructure AuditInformationStructure Information to be sent to an audit system to provide traceability of voting-related messages.  
Authenticated   430 |        n/a Indicates the result of a voter's attempt to authenticate their right to vote.  
AuthenticationMethod xs:token 110 |  xs:element     xs:token The method used to authenticate an eligible voter.  
AuthorityAddress   eml-externals |       AuthorityAddressStructure The address of the authority running the election.  
AuthorityIdentifier AuthorityIdentficationStructure eml-core | xs:element     AuthorityIdentifierStructure The identifier of the authority running the election.  
Ballot   430 | 410 |  340 |  xs:element     n/a A set of candidates or referendum options for a particular contest, within one or more elections for which votes are cast.  
BallotFormIdentifier   330       n/a The external identifier of the ballot form or list of forms the voter may vote on.  
BallotIdentifier BallotIdentifierStructure eml-core | 460 | 440 | 445 | xs:element     BallotIdentifierStructure The identification number of a ballot.  
BallotIdentifierRange   eml-core |       BallotIdentifierRangeStructure A range of ballot identifiers. These might, for example, be sent to a printer.  
BallotName xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The official name assigned to a ballot.  
BinaryItem   eml-core |       BinaryItemStructure A binary, eg fingerprint, photo, scanned signature, used for identification of the voter. Iit may be given as either a link or as Base64 encoded binary data. In the latter case, the format of the binary must be either bmp, gif, jpeg, png or tiff.  
Blocked {reference} 330 |  xs:element     YesNoType An indication that a voter is not allowed to cast a vote (possibly through a specific channel) for some specified reason. yes | no
Candidate CandidateStructure eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 | 210 | xs:element     CandidateStructure An individual or party standing in a contest.  
CandidateAction {reference} 210 |  xs:element     n/a Indicates whether the candidate wishes to stand or withdraw from an election and allows him/her to indicate that conditions for nomination have been met.  
CandidateFullName PersonNameStructure eml-core | xs:element     PersonNameStructure The full name of the candidate.  
CandidateGender   510 | 520       GenderType The gender of the candidate as it will appear in the result of the election. male | female | unknown (unknown is not allowed in all contexts)
CandidateIdentifier CandidateIdentifierStructure eml-core | 460 | 440 |  xs:element     CandidateIdentifierStructure The system ID for the candidate, as well as the name to which the candidate's name will appear on the ballot.  
CandidateList {reference} 230 |  xs:element     n/a A list of candidates or parties or issues involved in a contest.  
CandidateName   eml-core |       PersonNameStructure The full name of the candidate.  
CastVote CastVoteStructure 460 | 440 |  xs:element     CastVoteStructure A ballot containing the preferences of the voter.  
Category   eml-core | xs:attribute xs:token   n/a Used to classify different types of Proposer. primary | secondary | other
Channel VotingChannelType eml-core | 340 | 330 | 310 | 120 | 110 |  xs:element     ChannelStructure A medium through which votes can be cast, e.g. 'internet' or 'postal'.  
CheckBox   120       YesNoType Used to allow name-value pairs in information about a voter. The only allowed values are 'yes' and 'no'. yes | no
ChoiceName xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The name of a choice in a referendum.  
ChoiceType   340 | 410 | 430       xs:token The type of choice available to the voter.  
Comment   330       xs:token A comment represented as text or some format such as XHTML.  
Component   eml-core | xs:element     n/a A specific part of a voting token. For example, a voting token might have components called 'PIN' and 'password'.  
ConfirmationReference ConfirmationReferenceType 450 |        ConfirmationResponseType The reference generated once the confirmation of a vote has been completed.  
Contact ContactDetailsStructure eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 |  xs:element     ContactDetailsStructure Mailing address, email address, phone number etc. for any person involved I the election process. There is an option to indicate which contact method is preferred.  
ContactDetails   eml-core |        n/a A set of information indicating how to contact a person involved in the democratic process.  
Contest   520 | 510 | 460 | 440 | 430 | 410 | 340 | 230 | 110 |  xs:element     n/a A contest is that part of an election in which an individual can vote. For example, a parliamentary election will consist of several contests, each for a single position (seat or constituency). Some elections, such as a referendum question or a presidential election, will only have a single contest.  
ContestScope   340 | 410 | 430       xs:token An indicator of a Federal, local or other type of contest.  
Contested YesNoType 430 | 410 |  xs:attribute     n/a Indicates that there are more candidates than positions available and so voting will take place.  
ContestIdentifier {reference} eml-core | 620 | 610 | 520 | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460a | 360b | 445 | 440 | 430 | 410 | 350a, | 350b | 350c | 340 | 330 | 230 | 220 | 210 | 110 |  xs:element     ContestIdentifierStructure The official designation of the contest.  
ContestName xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The official name of the contest  
ContestRotationMethod   340 | 410 | 430       xs:token The method by which candidates are rotated on a ballot form.  
Count {reference} 510 | xs:element     n/a The accumulating of votes that have been cast.  
CountMetrics   110 | 510       n/a The definiton of the metrics to be used in the Count of cast votes.  
CountQualifier   520 |       CountQualifierStructure A qualifier that indicates whether the count is final or not,  whether it is an extrapolation or simulation of the actual count, or whether it relates to a previous ballot. Simulation | Final | Extrapolation | Partial | Previous | Other
CountReport   110 | 510       n/a The pre-definition of exactly what is needed in the count results tabulations.  
CountingAlgorithm CountingAlgorithmType eml-core | 110 |  xs:element     CountingAlgorithmType The method of counting used for more complex forms of election.  
CountingSystem ProcessingUnitStructure eml-core | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 445 | 440 |  xs:element     ProcessingUnitStructure The system used to accumulate votes that have been cast.  
DateOfBirth xs:date eml-core | xs:element     xs:date The date of birth of the voter or candidate.  
Dates   eml-core | 440 |  410 | 340 | 330 | 310 | 120 |        n/a A collection of dates.  
DateTimeSubmitted   330 | 310 | 120 |        xs:dateTime The date and time at which the voter registered to vote. Displayed using GDSC format (http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/).  
Description   eml-core | 480 | 430 | 410 | 340 | 230 | 130 | 110 |       MessagesStructure & xs:token A description represented as text or some format such as XHTML.  
Destination   120 |        ProcessingUnitStructure Indicates the receiving device for a 120 (interDB) message.  
Display   eml-core |        n/a Provides information related to the rendering of a message for display  
DisplayOrder xs:positiveInteger eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 | 110 xs:attribute     n/a This attribute allows a generic stylesheet to display a specified message type, the display order of the elements being controlled through the message.  
DocumentIdentifier DocumentIdentifierStructure eml-core | xs:element     DocumentIdentifierStructure A reference to external documents relevant to a specific message type.  
ds:Signature {reference} eml-core | 610 | 210 |  xs:element     ds:SignatureType An electronic signature using the XML Signature syntax.  
EffectiveDateAdded xs:date eml-core | xs:element     xs:date The date at which a person was added to an electoral register.  
EffectiveDateRemoved xs:date eml-core | xs:element     xs:date The date at which a person was removed from an electoral register.  
Elected YesNoType 520 xs:element     n/a Indicates whether a person or referendum option has been selected.  
Election   630 | 520 | 510 | 480 | 460 | 440 | 430 | 410 | 340 | 330 | 230 | 110 |  xs:element     n/a An election is used in the traditional sense, such as country’s government election, local government election, or other local community elections.  An election comprises one or more related contests over a defined period of time.  A number of elections may or may not be held at the same time to form an election event with multiple elections.  
ElectionCategory   eml-core |       xs:NMTOKEN Used in messages where several elections are included in the message. This allows a Schematron processor to distinguish between the elections.  
ElectionEvent {reference} 110 | xs:element     n/a See Event.  
ElectionGroup ElectionGroupStructure eml-core | xs:element     ElectionGroupStructure Used to group multiple elections together. For example, a set of questions forming a referendum might be grouped together, as might two parts of an election held under the Additional Member System.  
ElectionIdentifier ElectionIdentifierStructure eml-core | xs:element     ElectionIdentifierStructure The official designation of the election.  
ElectionList {reference} 330 |  xs:element     n/a The list of eligible voters for an election event. The list identifies the elections and contests in which each elector may vote. A list with no voters is permissable.  
ElectionName xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The official name of an election.  
ElectionStatement MessageStructure eml-core | xs:element     MessagesStructure Describes the opinions of the candidate.  
ElectionType   340 | 410 | 430       xs:token The type of an election. This will be localised by each country or voting jurisdiction.  
ElectoralAddress StructuredAddressStructure eml-externals | xs:element     ElectoralAddressStructure The address that gives the voter the right to vote in a specific contest.  
ElectronicLocation   eml-core | xs:element   xs:token xs:token Used for describing a Polling Place, it must indicate its address (e.g. phone number, URL).  
Eligibility   eml-core |       xs:token The election types for which the voter is eligible to vote.  
Email   eml-core       EmailStructure An email address.  
End   eml core | 430 | 410 | 340 | 110 |       BallotIdentifierStructure The end of a range of ballot identifiers.  
Endorsement   230 |       n/a Indicates the political party that has officially endorsed a candidate.  
Error   480 | 130 |        n/a Provides information about errors in a EML message.  
Ethnicity xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The ethnicity of a voter.  
Event   eml-core | | 330 |  310 | 120 |  xs:element     n/a Also known as 'election event'. A series of elections that for some reason are grouped together into one event.  For example they may be completely different elections but for logistic reasons they are all run on the same day.  
EventDate   330 | 230 | 110 |        SimpleDateRangeStructure The range of dates associated with an election event.  
EventDescription   430 | 410 | 340 |        MessageStructure A textual description of an election event.  
EventIdentifier EventIdentifierStructure eml-core |  620 | 610 | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 450 | 445 | 440 | 360a | 360b | 350a | 350b | 350c | 330 | xs:element     EventIdentifierStructure The official designation of the event.  
EventName {reference} eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The official name of the event.  
EventQualifier EventQualifierStructure eml-core | xs:element     EventQualifierStructure An additional designator for the event, usually used when management of an event is divided between authorities. For example, an event might be 'London Elections', and each borough will have its own Qualifier.  
Extension   eml-core       xs:token The extension number in a telephone number.  
ExpectedConfirmationReference ConfirmationReferenceType eml-core | xs:attribute     n/a Some e-voting mechanisms provide candidate identifiers that are individual to each voter as part of their security mechanism. These might also tailor the response codes for successful votes. This element indicates the response code that a specified voter should expect for a specified candidate.  
Extrapolation   510 | 520       n/a An extrapolation, using the count known so far, to an estimated complete result for the current contest.  
Fax   eml-core       TelephoneStructure A fax number.  
Final   510 | 520       n/a An indicator to show if the result is definitive ("official") or if the result or the count is not final. yes | no
Format xs:NMTOKEN eml-core | xs:attribute     n/a Indicates the format of the element content, e.g. XHTML. This element appears in different contexts with different allowed values
FurtherInformation   eml-core |        MessageStructure Information about a voter that is not included in the standard elements.  
Gateway           ProcessingUnitStructure A system that provides the interface between a voting device such as an SMS phone and the voting system.  
Gender GenderType eml-core | xs:element     GenderType The gender of a voter or candidate. male | female | unknown (unknown is not allowed in all contexts)
IncomingChannelOptions   360b       IncomingGenericCommunicationStructure A message to indicate the channel a voter to use to cast their vote.  
IncomingGenericCommunication   350b       IncomingGenericCommunicationStructure A generic message type for messages from the voter.  
InternalGenericCommunication   350c       InternalGenericCommunicationStructure A generic message type for messages between systems.  
Id   eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 |  330 | 310 | 120 | xs:element   xs:token xs:token Indicates an ID code. When used as an element, this is an ID that has a meaning outside this specific election (such as the registration number of a voter on a register). When used as an attribute, it is a system ID used for convenience within an election.  
Independent YesNoType eml-core | xs:attribute     n/a This indicates that a candidate in an election, although they may specify an affiliation, is officially classed as an independent candidate. This might be used to alter the ballot layout, for example in elections held under the party list system.  
InterDb   120 |        n/a A message type for messages flowing between voter regisatration and candidate registration systems.  
JobTitle   eml-core       xs:token The job title of the proposer.  
KnownAs   eml-core |       xs:token The name by which a candidate is usually known that is different from their official name. This might, for example, be used to differentiate on a ballot between candidates with similar names.  
Languages xs:language 110 |  xs:element     n/a Declaration of the language used in the election.  
LoggedSeal   480       n/a A seal and related information that is being logged as part of an audit trail  
LoginMethod xs:token 420 |  xs:element     xs:token An indication of the method the voter must use to authenticate themselves to a voting system. This might be channel-dependent.  
Logo PictureDataStructure eml-core | xs:element     LogoStructure A logo for a political party or other organization can be represented by a URL or a Base64 encoded binary value. The latter must indicate the format of the logo (PNG, GIF or JPEG).  
MailingAddress MailingAddressStructure eml-externals | xs:element     MailingAddressStructure A simple address format used for mailing purposes. The format can be tailored to local needs.  
ManagingAuthority ManagingAuthorityStructure eml-core | 110 |  xs:element     ManagingAuthorityStructure The body responsible for the election event, election, contest or reporting unit.  There can be different authorities operating at each of these levels at the same time. It is identified by a name and ID.  It also has an address and optional logo.  
MaxVotes xs:positiveInteger eml-core | xs:element     xs:positiveInteger The maximum number of votes allowed.  
MaxWriteIn xs:nonNegativeInteger 430 | 410 | 340 |  xs:element     n/a Where an election allows write-in candidates, this is the maximum number of such candidates that can be included.  
Message   eml-core | 480 |  xs:element     n/a A general display of information. Can be text or have element content.  
Messages   eml core | 430 | 410 | 360a | 360b | 350a | 350b | 350c | 340 |       n/a A message to the voter that may be included several times in different formats or languages.  
MessageType   eml-core |       MessageTypeType The numeric type of the message (e.g. 440). This may be required for audit purposes.  
MessageLanguage LanguageType eml-core | xs:element     LanguageType The language to be used when displaying a message.  
MinVotes xs:nonNegativeInteger eml-core | xs:element     xs:nonNegativeInteger The minimum number of votes allowed.  
Name xs:token eml-core | xs:element     PersonNameStructure & xs:token The name of a voter.  
Nationality xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The nationality of a voter.  
Nominate   210 | 610       n/a The collection of proposers for a candidate, affiliation or referendum proposal.  
Nomination {reference} 210 |  xs:element     n/a The nomination of a candidate for an election.  
NominationResponse {reference} 220 |  xs:element     n/a Whether or not the nomination of a candidate has been accepted.  If rejected, the message contains details as to the reason behind the rejection.  
Number   eml-core |       TelephoneNumberType Part of the telephone number.  
NumberInSequence xs:positiveInteger eml-core | xs:element     xs:positiveInteger Large messages can be divided into smaller parts for transmission. This element indicates the total number of sub-messages forming a sequence.  
NumberOfPositions   110 | 510       xs:positiveInteger Represents the number of identical positions being elected in a contest.  
Objection YesNoType 460 |  xs:attribute     n/a If an election official proposes to reject a vote, this attribute indicates that someone (usually the candidate's agent) has objected to this.  
OfficialAddress StructuredAddressStructure eml-externals | xs:element     OfficialAddressStructure The official address of a candidate.  
Options   eml-core | xs:element     n/a The collection of possible responses for a referendum proposal.  
OptionsList {reference} 630 | xs:element     n/a The list of referendum options presented to a voter.  
OptionsNomination {reference} 610 | xs:element     n/a The nomination of a proposal for a referendum.  
OptionsNominationResponse {reference} 620 |  xs:element     n/a Whether or not the nomination of a proposal has been accepted.  If rejected, the message contains details as to the reason behind the rejection.  
OriginatingDevice ProcessingUnitStructure eml-core | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 445 | 440 |  xs:element     ProcessingUnitStructure The device through which a vote was cast.  
OtherLocation   eml-core |       xs:string A type of location not covered by the pre-defined types.  
OtherSeal   eml-core |         A type of seal not covered by the pre-defined types.  
OutgoingGenericCommunication   350a       OutgoingGenericCommunicationStructure A generic message type for messages to the voter.  
OutgoingChannelOptions   360a       OutgoingGenericCommunicationStructure A message to ask the voter their prefereed channel to use to cast their vote.  
Partisan   340 | 410 | 430       xs:token A ballot within a particular party.  
Period   eml-core | 1210 | 120 | 330 | 340 | 410 | 430 |        PeriodStructure A period of time.  
Permanent   eml-core |       xs:token Indicates whether a voter who has registered to vote in a particular way has asked for that to be used until revoked (rather than for a specified time period, election etc).  
PersonalIdentifier xs:token 460 | 440 |  xs:element     xs:token Some e-voting mechanisms provide candidate identifiers that are individual to each voter as part of their security mechanism. This element indicates the code entered within a cast vote.  
PersonName   eml-core |       PesonNameType The name of a person involved in the democratic process.  
PhysicalAddress   eml-externals |       PhysicalAddressStructure The physical address of a location, eg polling place.  
PhysicalLocation   eml-core | xs:element     n/a The physical location of a polling place (in contrast to an electronic location).  
PlaceOfBirth xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The place of birth of a voter.  
PollingDistrict PollingDistrictStructure eml-core | xs:element     PollingDistrictStructure Used to indicate the district within which a voter is allowed to vote.  
PollingInformation {reference} 430 | 410 | 340 |  xs:element     n/a Details of how an eligible voter can vote (e.g. name of the election event, polling start and end time etc…)  
PollingPlace PollingPlaceStructure eml-core | xs:element     PollingPlaceStructure The physical location (polling station or postal vote address) or an electronic location (for internet, SMS, telephone and other electronic means of voting) where a voter casts his/her vote.  
PollingStation   eml-core | xs:element   xs:token xs:token A place where a voter may physically cast a vote. Several polling stations may be at the same polling place.  
Position xs:token eml-core | 340 | 330 | 120 | 310 |  xs:element     PositionStructure & xs:token The position (e.g. President) for which people are voting.  
PostalLocation   eml-externals |        PostalLocationStructure The address to which a postal vote should be returned.  
PreferredChannel VotingChannelType eml-core | 360b | xs:element     VotingChannelType The voter’s preferred channel of voting. E.g. Kiosk  
PreferredContact   eml-core | xs:element     n/a Statement as to the which is the preferred contact method when there are multiple contact methods.  
PreferredLanguage   eml-core |       LanguageType The language which a voter prefers to use.  
PreviousElectoralAddress StructuredAddressStructure eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 |  330 | 120 | 310 |  xs:element     ElectoralAddressStructure If a voter has been at his/her current address for less than a predefined period, then this may be required by the registration system.  
ProcessingUnits   eml-core | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 445 | 440 |  xs:element     n/a Any item of equipment used within the electoral process.  
Profession xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The profession of a candidate.  
Profile MessageStructure eml-core | xs:element     MessagesStructure A description of a candidate.  
ProofOfID   120       n/a Proof of a voter's identification.  
Proposal ProposalStructure eml-core | 610 | xs:element     ProposalStructure Used in a referendum, it is a piece of text with the options 'yes' 'no', 'for', 'against' etc… to be voted on.  
ProposalIdentifier ProposalIdentifierStructure eml-core | 620 | xs:element     ProposalIdentifierStructure The official designation of a proposal.  
ProposalName xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The official name of a proposal.  
ProposedRejection   460 |  xs:element   YesNoType n/a Indicates the intention of an election official to reject a vote (with the reason for the rejection). This vote will be counted as part of the number of votes cast.  
ProposedUncounted   460 |       YesNoType Indicates the intention of an election official to reject a vote without the vote being counted as part of the number of votes cast. This could occur, for example, if the vote is thought to be fraudulent.  
Proposer ProposerStructure eml-core | 230 | 610 | xs:element     ProposerStructure A person who proposes or supports the proposal of a person, party or proposal for which people will vote.  
ProposerDateOfBirth   eml-core | 610 | xs:element     ProposerStructure The date of birth of the proposer.  
Proxy ProxyStructure eml-core | 360b | 340 |  xs:element     ProxyStructure A person (identified by name and/or position) appointed by a voter to vote on his/her behalf.  
ProxyAddress   eml-externals |       ProxyAddresStructure The address of a proxy voter.  
ProxyDateOfBirth   eml-core | 430 | 410 | 330 | 310 | 120 |  xs:element VoterIdentificationStructure   xs:date The date of birth of the person who is voting by proxy.  
ProxyAgrees   eml-core       YesNoType Indicates that a person agrees to act as proxy for another.  
ProxyFor   eml-core       n/a Indicates the person for whom a proxy is acting.  
Qualification xs:token eml-core | 340 | 330 | 310 | 120 | xs:element     xs:token Used to identify the attribute of a person (e.g. spouse) that allows him or her to vote on behalf of the voter.  
Qualifier xs:token 330 xs:element     xs:token Used for indicating information that might affect a voter's right to vote or information as to how the vote is managed.  
QualifyingAddress   eml-externals |       QualifyingAddressStructure The address of a candidate in an election that entitles him or her to stand.  
RaisedBy    480 | 130 |         ProcessingUnit Structure The identification of a device that has raised an error message.  
Reason   eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The reason for appointing a proxy, qualification of a token, blocking a vote etc.  
Recipient    eml-core | 360b | 350b |        ResponsibleOfficerStructure The official to whom a message is addressed.  
ReferendumOptionIdentifier ReferendumOptionIdentifierStructure eml-core | 430 | 410 | 340 | xs:element     ReferendumOptionIdentifierStructure The official designation of one of the possible responses to a refendum question.  
RegisteredName xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token The official name of an affiliation such as a political party.  
RejectedVotes   510 |  xs:element   xs:nonNegativeInteger xs:nonNegativeInteger The number of votes that have been rejected for a specified reason.  
Remark   620 | 450 | 430 | 120 |        xs:token A textual comment.  
ReportingUnitIdentifier ReportingUnitIdentifierStructure eml-core | 510 | 460 | 440 | xs:element     ReportingUnitIdentifierStructure The identifier of an administrative unit which collects a portion of the votes for a specific contest and passes either the votes or a count of the votes for combining with those from other reporting units to generate a final result.  
ReportingUnitVotes {reference} 510 |  xs:element     n/a The votes received by the unit for which votes are required to be reported for a given contest.  
Request   120       n/a Indicates that the 120 message is a request for an action (rather than a response).  
RequestedAction   330       xs:NMTOKEN Indicates the action to be taken with the voter information provided. add | delete | replace
RequestedMessageLanguage   480 | 130 |        LanguageType The language in which a message was requested. Used when reporting an error.  
RequestedResponseLanguage LanguageType eml-core | xs:element     LanguageType The language in which a voter would like a response to a message.  
Response   120       n/a Indicates that the 120 message is a response to a request for an action.  
ResponseMethod xs:token 110 |  xs:element     xs:token The method of responding to a vote. This might be a simple acknowledgement, an acknowledgement code identifying the candidate voted for or some other mechanism.  
Responsibility xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token An indication of the responsibility of a responsible officer.  
ResponsibleOfficer ResponsibleOfficerStructure eml-core | xs:element     ResponsibleOfficerStructure Person responsible for organising and ensuring a fair and accurate election in accordance with election laws. Each officer will have a defined responsibility, name and contact details.  
Result {reference} 520 | 120 |  xs:element     n/a The result of an election.  
ResultReporting   520       n/a Optional elements for extending ability to report on partial/complete results and prior election result comparisons along with external press release totals rather than tabulation result totals.  
RetrieveVote   445       n/a A message type to be used where votes can be retrieved after they have been cast using some provisional voting mechanism.  
ReturnTo   eml-core | 360a | 350a |        ResponsibleOfficerStructure The official to whom the response to a message should be returned.  
Rotation YesNoType 430 | 410 | 340 |  xs:element     n/a Used to indicate that the order in which candidates appear on a ballot must be varied.  
RotationMethod   340 | 410 | 430       xs:token The method used to apply rotation.  
ScrutinyRequirement ScrutinyRequirementStructure eml-core | 210 | xs:element     ScrutinyRequirementStructure A condition the candidate must meet to stand in a specific contest.  
Seal SealStructure eml-core | xs:element     SealStructure The means of providing assurance that a vote, voting token or complete message has not be altered between creation and consumption.  Used also to authenticae the identity of the system that collected the vote, and provide proof of the time at which the vote was cast.  
SealLoggingSystem ProcessingUnitStructure eml-core | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 445 | 440 |  xs:element     ProcessingUnitStructure The system that carries out adding seals to an audit log.  
Selection   510 | 460 | 440 |        n/a The voters selection of candidate, affilaition or referendum option.  
SequencedElementName xs:NMTOKEN eml-core | xs:element     xs:NMTOKEN Where a message is split to reduce transmission size, this indicates the element, repetitions of which are divided between the sub-messages.  
SequenceNumber xs:positiveInteger eml-core | xs:element     xs:positiveInteger Where a message is split to reduce transmission size, this element indicates the position of a specified part in the sequence of sub-messages.  
ShortCode ShortCodeType eml-core | 460 | 440 |  xs:attribute     xs:NMTOKEN Identifies the election when voting using SMS or other voting mechanisms where a short identifier is required.  
Sign   210       n/a An element containing a digital signature.  
Simulation   510 | 520       n/a A simulation of a result or count, based on the count of another contest.  
Source   120       ProcessingUnitStructure Indicates the sending device for a 120 (interDB) message.  
SpecialRequest xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token A request made by a voter and held on the electoral register. This might, for exmaple, indicate a need for wheelchair access to a polling station.  
Spoilt xs:token 460 | 440 |  xs:attribute     n/a A ballot that cannot be counted because it does not meet some rule.  
Start   110 | 340 | 410 | 430 |       BallotIdentifierStructure The start of a range of ballot identifiers.  
Success   120 |        YesNoType Indicates whether an action requested from another database was completed successfully.  
Telephone   eml-core       TelephoneStructure A telephone number.  
TimeAvailable   eml-core | xs:element     n/a Used for special circumstances (such as the use of a mobile polling station), when the time a location is available is not the same time when the channel is available.  
TransactionId xs:token eml-core | xs:element     xs:token A reference number for a message. When a message is divided into sub-messages, each will have the same TransactionId.  
ts:TimeStamp {reference} eml-core | xs:element     TimestampType A form of electronic signature that includes the time at which the signature was created.  
UncountedVotes   510       xs:nonNegativeInteger The number of votes that will not be counted for some specified reason.  
Update YesNoType 480 | 470 |  xs:element     YesNoType Indicates that a message should update some information ratehr than replace it.  
URL xs:anyURI eml-core | xs:element     xs:anyURI A Uniform Resource Locator to RFC 1738  
ValidVotes xs:nonNegativeInteger 510 |  xs:element     xs:nonNegativeInteger The number of valid votes cast.  
Value   510       VotingValueType Used to indicate the value associated with different parts of the Count. Cast | Read | TotalCounted | Provisionals | Abstentions | RejectedVotes
VoteConfirmation {reference} 450 |  xs:element     n/a Indicates back to the voter whether or not the vote has been accepted.  
VoteType   510       n/a Attribute used in totalling for rejected and uncounted totalling.  
Voter VoterIdentificationStructure 445 | 360a | 360b | 350a | 350b | 340 |  xs:element     n/a A person who is eligible to vote.  
VoterArtefact   330       n/a Used in the verification of a voter during the voter registration process.  
VoterContact ContactDetailsStructure eml-core | xs:element     ContactDetailsStructure The contact details of an eligible voter.  
VoterDetails   330 |        n/a The set of details about a voter included in the election list.  
VoterIdentification   eml-core | 430 | 410 | 330 | 310 | 120 |  xs:element VoterIdentificationStructure   VoterIdentificationStructure Used wherever identification of a voter is required.  
VoterInformation VoterInformationStructure 330 | 310 | 120 |  xs:element     VoterInformationStructure Details relating to the voter other than their official identification.  
VoterGroup   510 | 330 |       xs:token Indicates that only a partial election list is being transferred, such as just the proxies.  
VoterName VoterNameStructure eml-core | xs:element     PersonNameStructure The name of an eligible voter.  
VoterSiganture   eml-core | 430 | 410 | 330 | 310 | 120 |  xs:element VoterIdentificationStructure   VoterIdentificationStructure The signature of the voter. The permitted graphics images of signatures are either .jpg, or .gif, or .png.  
VotingChannel VotingChannelType eml-core | 420 | 360a | xs:element     VotingChannelType The method in which the vote is being cast. SMS | WAO | digitalTV | kiosk | polling | postal | telephone | other
VotingMethod VotingMethodType eml-core | xs:element     VotingMethodType The type of election being held. AMS | FPP | IRV | OPV | RCV  |SPV | STV | NOR | cumulative | approval | block | partylist | partisan | supplementaryvote | other
VotingPeriod   340 |  xs:element     n/a The unit of time which the election is being held.  
VotingSystem ProcessingUnitStructure eml-core | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 445 | 440 |  xs:element     ProcessingUnitStructure The physical system used to collect votes cast electronically.  
VToken VTokenStructure eml-core | 460 | 450 | 440 | 420 | xs:element     VTokenStructure Contains information required to authenticate the voter’s right to vote in a specific contest or election.  
VTokenLoggingSystem ProcessingUnitStructure eml-core | 510 | 480 | 470 | 460 | 445 | 440 |  xs:element     ProcessingUnitStructure The system that carries out adding voting tokens to an audit log.  
VTokenQualified VTokenQualifiedStructure eml-core | 460 | 450 | 440 | 420 | xs:element     VTokenQualifiedStructure Used when there is a query of a voter’s right to vote.  
WriteIn   eml-core |       WriteInType The type of write-in that is permitted Allowed | None |  Strikeout | Other
WriteinCandidateName xs:token 460 | 440 |  xs:element     xs:token Some elections allow a voter to write-in the name of the person they would like to see elected, although they are not included on the ballot paper. This is known as a write-in candidate.  
WriteinMax   110       xs:positiveInteger  The maximum number of write-in votes permitted.  
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