Election Event Logging Subgroup

This subgroup is creating a common data format for election event logging based on the election event logging requirements in the EAC's VVSG 1.1.

Current Status

Draft version 1-7 was sent to the interoperability and other lists on April 27 and comments can be sent to the list through May 11. Once comments are resolved, the document will start NIST internal review.


Link Description Date
ElectionEventLogging-v1-7.pdf Latest version of spec - PDF 2016-04-27
ElectionEventLogging-v1-7.docm Latest version of spec - Word 2016-04-27
Latest version of XML schema 2016-04-15
Latest version of XML schema - documentation 2016-04-15
ImagesV1-6.zip Zip archive of UML data model images 2016-04-14
deviceUsage_Enumerations-final.pdf DeviceUsage enumeration 2016-04-15

Chair and Members

  • John Wack, chair

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-- John Wack - 2015-11-04


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Microsoft Word filedocx deviceUsage_Enumerations-final.docx r1 manage 13.8 K 2016-04-14 - 19:24 JohnWack  
PDFpdf deviceUsage_Enumerations-final.pdf r1 manage 178.4 K 2016-04-15 - 13:13 JohnWack  
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