Enumeration for the items that are counted during the course of an election and for which the status of the counts are of interest. Used in Counts and CountStatus elements.

The table below describes the values for CountItemType:

Value Value Description
absentee For general absentee without a more specific type.
absentee-in-person A type of absentee; for absentee ballots cast in-person, e.g., at a city office.
absentee-mail A type of absentee; for postal mail absentee ballots.
early For ballots cast during early voting periods.
election-day For ballots cast on election day.
provisional For challenged ballots.
total For the total of all ballot types.
write-in For write-ins on ballots.
other Used when the type of counting item is not included in this enumeration.