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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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February 1, 2014 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Creating Blazing Fast Web PagesThe ballot pages served by ElectionsOnline earn a PageSpeed Insights score of a virtually unheard of 100 out of a possible 100! How it was accomplished is a case study in creating blazing fast web pages.

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January 3, 2014 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline
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Ballot Now Accepts Voter CommentsElectionsOnline’s voting software now supports the ability for voters to provide free-text comments with their ballot to permit your organization to glean deeper insight into the mood of its electorate and understand why your voters voted.

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September 23, 2013 by David Simms , President , ElectionsOnline

What Makes ElectionsOnline the Leading InnovatorThe simple answer to the question, what makes ElectionsOnline the leading innovator, is, well, innovation. But the claim isn’t just puffery. Beyond the claim, there’s a valid case to be made that ElectionsOnline is the most imitated company in the election business.

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