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Cast Vote Records Common Data Format Specification Version 1.0

Published

Author(s)

John P. Wack

Abstract

This document is a specification for a common data format for cast vote records (CVR) produced by vote-capture devices such as ballot scanners. It supports the interoperable export of CVRs from these devices and the interoperable import and export of CVRs to/from election management systems, adjudication systems, and audit systems. The specification includes examples of XML and JSON usage.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1500-103
Report Number
1500-103

Keywords

Common data format (CDF), cast vote record (CVR), JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), unified markup language (UML), eXtensible Markup Language (XML).
Created November 19, 2019, Updated January 19, 2020