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September 15, 2021 by David Simms , ElectionsOnline
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Whitelist emailElectionsOnline is merging with Skypunch Technology. That means clients should begin immediately instructing their voters to whitelist email originating from the skypunch.tech domain to ensure the same deliverability as always.

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September 1, 2021 by David Simms , ElectionsOnline
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Consolidate Multiple ElectionsFour reasons to consolidate multiple elections into one include reducing costs, simplifying administration, increasing voter participation and simplifying the voting process for the voter.

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August 4, 2021 by David Simms
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Email Delivery Best PracticesVoters won’t vote in an election they don’t know about. Therefore, on an election’s start date, you should announce the election to your voters. This article is an executive summary of email delivery within the ElectionsOnline system and presents some best practices you can take for communicating with voters via email.

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July 7, 2021 by David Simms
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8 Tips for Formatting Candidate BiographiesElectionsOnline’s online voting software permits attaching candidate biograhies, including photos, to the ballot which an election administrator may freely edit at any time prior to and even during an election. These eight best practices ensure those biographies present to the voter in the most useful way possible.

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May 5, 2021 by David Simms
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Ballot VerificationTo complement the ability election managers have to perform election verification against the entire collection of ballots in an election, individual voters now have a ballot verification wizard they may step through to be absolutely certain their ballot has been captured; has not been altered in any way; and is being included in the election results tabulation.

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August 4, 2020 by David Simms
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Ranked Choice VotingElectionsOnline supports ranked choice voting, but the election results report can be a bit lengthy and while it makes the tabulation process very transparent, the steps still require some explanation. This article provides that explanation and explains how the viewer can make sense of each of the steps from gathering ballots to declaring winners.

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January 2, 2019 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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The Association Election ModelMigrating your association's election from paper to online is progress, but there is much more evolution to experience. Use this article as a checklist against modern-day best practices to fully enjoy all the benefits of a modern election system.

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December 5, 2018 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Ballot Column LayoutBy default, candidate names display in a 2-column layout. It helps reduce scrolling to view the candidates and also presents more candidate names in a single screen view. But election managers may override that default setting and display candidate names stacked vertically in a single column.

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October 3, 2018 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Starting an electionCommunication is not about being verbose, it’s about being clear, and being clear on web pages often means using fewer words, not more.

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April 4, 2018 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Best Day to Begin ElectionThe answer to which day of the week is best to begin an election is, it depends. And the things it depends on are things specific to your organization. Read on to learn what those things are; what you can do to become better informed about them; and how to pick the optimal start date.

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