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Election Data API Fields

VoteAmerica provides an Election Information API with the following fields:

SlugDescriptionField Format
2020_ballot_curing_instructionsDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_ballot_drop_dateDeprecatedDate
2020_ballot_return_deadline_by_mailDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_ballot_return_deadline_in_personDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_early_voting_endsDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_early_voting_startsDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_general_election_dateDeprecatedDate
2020_legal_changesDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_official_election_calendarDeprecatedURL
2020_other_changesDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_registration_changesDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_registration_deadline_by_mailDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_registration_deadline_in_personDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_registration_deadline_onlineDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_vbm_anyoneDeprecatedBoolean
2020_vbm_changesDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_vbm_mailing_applicationsDeprecatedBoolean
2020_vbm_request_deadline_by_in_personDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_vbm_request_deadline_by_mailDeprecatedMarkdown
2020_vbm_request_deadline_onlineDeprecatedMarkdown
alert_registrationVoter registration alertsMarkdown
alert_vbmVBM alertsMarkdown
ballot_curing_correction_processWhat is the process for curing a rejected ballot?Markdown
ballot_curing_instructionsThe most useful of the ballot curing fields.Markdown
ballot_curing_notification_processHow will the state let you know if there's an issue with your ballot?Markdown
ballot_curing_rejection_reasonsDUPLICATE OF BALLOT_CURING_INSTRUCTIONS.Markdown
early_voting_endsWhen does early voting endsMarkdown
early_voting_notesNotes related to early voting.Markdown
early_voting_startsWhen does early voting startMarkdown
election_protection_phoneThe election protection hotline numberMarkdown
election_protection_websiteThe relevant page from 866ourvote.orgURL
external_tool_absentee_ballot_trackerState absentee ballot tracker toolURL
external_tool_ovrState online voter registration toolURL
external_tool_polling_placeState polling place lookup toolURL
external_tool_provisional_ballot_trackerState online provisional ballot tracker toolURL
external_tool_vbm_applicationState VBM request toolURL
external_tool_vbm_application_requires_printingTrue if voters need to print the form prepared by the state's OVBM toolBoolean
external_tool_verify_statusState tool for verifying registration statusURL
id_laws_out_of_state_acceptedTrue if a state will accept an out-of-state IDBoolean
id_laws_student_id_acceptedTrue if student IDs are accepted.Boolean
id_requirements_in_person_votingID requirements for voting in personMarkdown
id_requirements_ovrID requirements for online voter regMarkdown
id_requirements_sdrID requirements for SDR and EDR.Markdown
id_requirements_vbmDEPRECATED.Markdown
id_requirements_vbm_requestID requirements for VBM requests.Markdown
id_requirements_vbm_returnID requirements for voted mail-in ballotsMarkdown
leo_absentee_ballotsLocal Election Office - Absentee BallotsURL
leo_overseas_votersLocal Election Office - Overseas VotersURL
leo_voter_registrationLocal Election Office - Voter Registration FormsURL
official_info_early_votingSource of our early voting infoURL
official_info_felonSource of our felon re-enfranchisement infoURL
official_info_registrationSource of our voter registration infoURL
official_info_studentsSource of our info for registering as a college studentURL
official_info_vbmSource of our absentee voting infoURL
official_info_voter_idSource of our voter ID infoURL
overseas_fvap_directionsFVAP url that shows state-specific directionsURL
overseas_fvap_toolFVAP url that shows the state-specific toolsURL
pdf_absentee_formThe github URL for the form -- not the state websites.URL
polls_closePolls closeMarkdown
polls_openPolls openMarkdown
registration_automatic_existsTrue if automatic voter reg existsBoolean
registration_deadline_in_personThe deadline to register to vote in personMarkdown
registration_deadline_mailThe deadline to register to vote by mailMarkdown
registration_deadline_onlineThe deadline to register to vote onlineMarkdown
registration_directionsDEPRECATED.Markdown
registration_directions_felony_convictionhelp text for folks with felony convictions.Markdown
registration_directions_mailStep-by-step directions for registering to vote by mailMarkdown
registration_minimum_ageMinimum age to register to voteMarkdown
registration_notesDeprecatedMarkdown
registration_nvrf_box_6Box 6 - ID numberMarkdown
registration_nvrf_box_7Box 7 - Choice of PartyMarkdown
registration_nvrf_box_8Box 8 - Race or ethnic groupMarkdown
registration_nvrf_submission_addressNVRF submission addressMarkdown
registration_ovr_directionsState-specific OVR directionsMarkdown
registration_rulesVoter registration rulesMarkdown
registration_submission_emailTrue if you can submit your registration form via emailBoolean
registration_submission_faxTrue if you can submit your form via faxBoolean
registration_submission_in_personTrue if you can register to vote in personBoolean
registration_submission_mailTrue if you can submit your form via mailBoolean
registration_submission_phoneTrue if you can register to vote via phoneBoolean
sdr_early_votingTrue if the state allows SDR during the early voting period.Boolean
sdr_election_dayAllows SDR on Election DayBoolean
sdr_notesSame Day Registration (notes)Markdown
sdr_whereSDR locationsMarkdown
sos_contact_emailStatewide election email. Generally the SOS.Markdown
sos_election_websiteStatewide election website. Generally the SOS.URL
sos_phone_numberStatewide election phone number. Generally the SOS.Markdown
state_election_codeState election codeURL
vbm_absentee_ballot_rulesVBM rules.Markdown
vbm_application_directionsDEPRECATED.Markdown
vbm_app_submission_emailVBM - can you submit your app via email?Boolean
vbm_app_submission_faxVBM - can you submit your app via fax?Boolean
vbm_app_submission_in_personVBM - can you submit your app in person?Boolean
vbm_app_submission_mailVBM - can you submit your app via mail?Boolean
vbm_app_submission_phoneTrue if you can request an absentee ballot via phoneBoolean
vbm_ballot_rejection_reasonsDUPLICATE FIELD - TO BE DELETE.Markdown
vbm_counties_provides_dropboxesTrue if the county provides VBM dropboxesBoolean
vbm_deadline_in_personThe deadline to request an absentee ballot in personMarkdown
vbm_deadline_mailThe deadline to request an absentee ballot by-mailMarkdown
vbm_deadline_onlineThe deadline to request an absentee ballot onlineMarkdown
vbm_first_day_to_applyEarliest date to request a mail-in ballotMarkdown
vbm_no_excuseTrue if the state has no-excuse VBMBoolean
vbm_notesvbm_notesMarkdown
vbm_other_optionsvbm_other_optionsMarkdown
vbm_ovbm_directionsState-specific OVBM directionsMarkdown
vbm_overviewA short overview for the VBM process.Markdown
vbm_permanent_anyoneTrue if anyone can sign up for permanent VBMBoolean
vbm_permanent_disabledTrue if elderly or disabled voters can sign up for permanent VBMBoolean
vbm_request_directions_mailStep-by-step directions for requesting an absentee ballot by-mailMarkdown
vbm_return_hand_deliver_allowedTrue if you can hand-deliver your mail-in ballot.Boolean
vbm_state_provides_ballot_postageTrue of the state provides postage for voted ballotsBoolean
vbm_state_provides_dropboxesTrue of the state provides VBM dropboxesBoolean
vbm_universalTrue if all elections are held by mailBoolean
vbm_voted_ballot_deadline_in_personThe deadline to hand-deliver your VBM ballotMarkdown
vbm_voted_ballot_deadline_mailThe deadline to return your VBM ballot via USPSMarkdown
vbm_warningsVBM warningsMarkdown
warnings_registrationVoter registration warningsMarkdown