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October 5, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Election tips, Increase voter turnout, Product development | Comments not allowed

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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September 7, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Election tips, Product development | Comments not allowed

Ranked Choice VotingSkypunch 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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August 3, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Product development, Time-savers | Comments not allowed

Candidate Biography Self-serviceCandidate biography self service—use it to reduce the stress and workload of 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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July 6, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Election tips, Product development, Time-savers | Comments not allowed

Publish resultsElection results may be published directly on the Skypunch website which eliminates the hassle of communicating the results to your voters through some much more cumbersome means. That however, it just the beginning of the benefit.

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June 1, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Election tips, Increase voter turnout | No Comments

Ignite Your Voter Turnout“Enlighten us, but make it quick.” The motto of an Ignite event is a concept that translates well to introducing candidates to an electorate both online and off. Learn how you might capitalize on this fast-paced presentation format to introduce issues and candidates to your voters.

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May 4, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Product development | No Comments

Multifactor AuthenticationEnabling multifactor authentication is the single biggest thing you can do to ensure the security of any online account. If you have shied away from using it before, hopefully this article can impress upon you the problem it solves, how effective it can be, and just how simple it is to use.

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April 5, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Product development | Comments not allowed

Passwordless Voter AuthenticationThe death of passwords has been predicted for years but such predictions have not proven prophetic given that the most popular method to prove one’s identity is still by coupling an identity with a password. Today however, Skypunch moves a little closer to a world without passwords.

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March 2, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Product development | Comments not allowed

Password ManagementPasswords are the first line of defense in securing any online account and are auto-generated for your account by Skypunch to be absolutely certain they are not used anywhere else; immune to dictionary attacks; and not vulnerable to brute-force attacks in any practical manner.

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February 2, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Company news | Comments not allowed

Vantage VenturesVantage Ventures has welcomed Skypunch Technology as one of its newest resident companies and there has already been some initial benefit as the company continues to evolve and expand the use of its online voting system. 

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January 5, 2022 by David Simms
Categorized in: Company news, Increase voter turnout | Comments not allowed

Average Voter TurnoutAll organizations want to know if their voter participation rates are acceptable, but defining “acceptable” is not easy. This article attempts to provide a starting point for answering the question and makes a suggestion on the voter participation statistic you should really focus on.

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