Election Results Reporting Subgroup

This subgroup is creating a common data format for election results reporting.

There are two phases to this effort:

  • Phase 1 - create initial version 1.0 specification and use as possible in 2015-2016 elections
  • Phase 2 - based on feedback from Phase 1, create version 2.0 of specification
Phase 2 also involves creation of a repository of identifiers for geo-political geographies and for the most common types of contests.

Current Status

The Election Results Reporting Common Data Format Specification Version 2.0 has been published.

doi: 10.6028/NIST.SP.1500-100r2

Working Documents

All working documents are located on the Election Results Reporting GitHub repository:


Documentation for the model/schema is located at:



The mailing list for this subgroup will be reformed; all email concerning the subgroup can be sent to the vvsg-interoperability@list.nist.gov list.

To join the list or find more information about list policies and related procedures, please visit the VVSG Working Group Lists page.

-- John Wack - 2015-10-13


Topic attachments
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XMLxml AlbanyCounty_ESS-1027150624.xml r1 manage 3238.2 K 2015-11-03 - 16:26 JohnWack Example file from NY Albany County election results
Unknown file formatdocm ElectionResultsReporting-v19.docm r4 r3 r2 r1 manage 11521.1 K 2015-11-05 - 20:50 JohnWack  
PDFpdf ElectionResultsReporting-v19.pdf r4 r3 r2 r1 manage 3673.2 K 2015-11-05 - 20:50 JohnWack  
Unknown file formatdocm ElectionResultsReporting-v25.docm r1 manage 12012.9 K 2016-02-02 - 19:43 JohnWack  
PDFpdf ElectionResultsReporting-v25.pdf r1 manage 3482.6 K 2016-02-02 - 19:43 JohnWack  
PNGpng ElectionResultsReporting.png r1 manage 2695.9 K 2015-11-04 - 12:45 JohnWack Image of UML data model
Unknown file formatmdzip NIST_V1.0-49_-_ElectionResultsReporting.mdzip r1 manage 128.2 K 2015-11-04 - 12:46 JohnWack UML data model in MagicDraw format
Unknown file formatmdzip NIST_V1.0-50_-_ElectionResultsReporting.mdzip r1 manage 171.8 K 2016-02-02 - 19:43 JohnWack  
PNGpng NIST_V1_election_results.png r1 manage 4921.1 K 2016-02-02 - 19:43 JohnWack  
Unknown file formatxsd NIST_V1_election_resultsV50.xsd r1 manage 28.7 K 2016-02-02 - 19:43 JohnWack  
Unknown file formatxsd NIST_V1_election_results_reportingV49.xsd r1 manage 28.9 K 2015-11-03 - 16:31 JohnWack NIST CDF for Election Results Reporting XML Schema
XMLxml V49_ieee_1622_2_110415.xml r1 manage 219.9 K 2015-11-04 - 14:12 JohnWack  
Compressed Zip archivezip ieee_1622_2-V49-1104151353.zip r1 manage 15.2 K 2015-11-04 - 19:08 JohnWack  
XMLxml test5-nist-6037-2014-11-04-1022151257.xml r1 manage 288470.3 K 2015-11-03 - 16:24 JohnWack Example file from LA County 2012 election results

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