Create a new election by copying any prior election. It’s a new feature that replaces and improves upon the old method for creating new elections from saved templates and is available for all elections going forward.
The online voting tool from ElectionsOnline permits displaying different ballots to different voters based on voter profile. The two tools to do this—voter groups and special interest groups—may be used either alone, or together to elegantly handle any situation.
During ballot setup, one of the things election administrators must do is provide the names of the candidates appearing on the ballot. A simple enough task, but there are still some best practices and things to avoid doing to ensure a voter-friendly ballot.
Do your reputation as a sender of bulk email a favor and increase the likelihood of those on the receiving end actually receiving your communications. This article lists a few best practices for how to do this and explains how ElectionsOnline’s software can help.
An organization creates an account at ElectionsOnline; the point of contact for that account leaves; that person’s replacement is assigned to manage the election and hasn’t a clue where to begin. This article provides some pointers on ensuring a smooth transition from one election administrator to another.
Homeowner associations (HOAs) need to elect a board of directors each year and are rapidly adopting online voting as the most cost-effective, headache-reducing way to go about it. Adhere to these best practices to fully exploit all the benefits of doing away with paper.
Occasionally something is voted on that requires a little explanation. This is almost always the case for things like referendums for changes to bylaws and the like. For these occasions, ElectionsOnline’s voting software supports the ability to provide a full position description as explained at this article.
ElectionsOnline’s software makes it virtually impossible to commit a technical error while creating an election. But there are other non-technical aspects of setup that can still cause issues when an election is not handled properly. Testing is vital to ensure any such errors are caught before an election begins.
Many clients like to announce elections using email sent from their own domain. In fact, doing at least one such mailing per election is a recommended best practice, but it’s very common to see mistakes being made with these emails. Read on to learn some simple best practices.
ElectionsOnline’s software supports voting on referendums. Unfortunately this is an area where poor ballot setup practices can all too easily create a ballot that's difficult to make sense of. This article sets forth some best practices to ensure an optimal voting experience.