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Element Name: aye–total
Description: The total number of legislators voting in the affirmative on the question. This element is used to represent the total “yes” votes by party when used in the totals-by-party container and the overall “yes” total when used in the totals-by-vote container. It's not applicable to totals-by- candidate. Aye (as opposed to yea) is used when the vote occurs in committees (including the Committee of the Whole).
DTD Content Model: (#PCDATA)
Parent Elements:
  • totals-by-party
  • totals-by-vote