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January 3, 2017 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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APIElectionsOnline is the only election service provider to offer an API and has been doing so for years. But, the API was SOAP-based. With the new RESTful API, the barrier for integration with the system has lowered and new functionality has been exposed.

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December 7, 2016 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Real MagnetIf your organization is already using Real Magnet to manage email marketing campaigns, you may wish to utilize that platform to handle the marketing campaign accompanying an election. This post explains the benefits of integration and links to instructions for quickly getting the two systems working together.

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November 1, 2016 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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MailChimpIntegrate ElectionsOnline with MailChimp and benefit from all the robust delivery and engagement reporting available through the MailChimp platform while keeping the subscriber list up-to-date with who has and has not voted so you may send email reminders only to those who haven’t.

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October 5, 2016 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Dual Models for Candidate BiographiesThis article examines the pros and cons of permitting candidates to submit their biographies using either a free-text model where they may provide whatever they wish, versus requiring them to provide responses to a set of fixed questions provided by the election manager.

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June 1, 2016 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Election checklistEach election now has a checklist associated with it to further foolproof managing an election and give even first-time users the confidence of knowing they have everything on track for a smooth and successful election.

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March 2, 2016 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Association Technology SolutionsElectionsOnline and Association Technology Solutions (ATS) have established a business partnership aimed at offering an integration bridge between Evote and the iMIS association management system (AMS) for real-time integration between Evote and your own website/membership system.

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January 6, 2016 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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AuroraAurora is an exciting new database service offered by Amazon that really hits the sweet spot in delivering a high-performing service at a fraction of the cost high-performing services usually incur. This post delves into what it is and how ElectionsOnline clients benefit.

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July 1, 2015 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Social ProofNew to social proof? It may be defined as “…a psychological phenomenon where people assume the actions of others in an attempt to reflect correct behavior for a given situation.” It’s a concept that may be used to increase voter turnout as this article explains.

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February 4, 2015 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Candidate Biography Self-serviceA new feature—candidate biography self service—has been added to Evote which further reduces the stress and workload on the person administering an election. Continue reading to learn how to take advantage of the tool and permit candidates to handle the upload of their biographies.

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November 4, 2014 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Publish resultsIt is now possible for clients to publish election results directly on the ElectionsOnline web site. This new feature obviously eliminates the hassle of communicating the results as it’s now as simple as just pointing to a unique link specific to an election’s results.

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