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November 8, 2021 by David Simms
Categorized in: Election tips, Other | Comments not allowed

Elections versus SurveysElections are not surveys, but that hasn’t stopped some organizations from using survey tools to try to save a buck and get away with using online survey tools to do something they were never intended for, conducting elections. Not infrequently the consequences of taking such a gamble result in disaster which could have been easily avoided.

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October 6, 2021 by David Simms , ElectionsOnline
Categorized in: Election tips, Product development | Comments not allowed

Email Engagement ReportThe ElectionsOnline voting system may be configured to send emails to voters on the start date of an election informing them that voting is open and providing a link to the ballot. For years clients have had the ability to download a report of any emails from that mailing that went undelivered. That has now been replaced with a report showing full engagement.

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September 15, 2021 by David Simms , ElectionsOnline
Categorized in: Company news, Election tips | Comments not allowed

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
Categorized in: Election tips, Increase voter turnout, Time-savers | Comments not allowed

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
Categorized in: Election tips | Comments not allowed

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
Categorized in: Election tips | Comments not allowed

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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June 2, 2021 by David Simms
Categorized in: Company news | Comments not allowed

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. There’s a valid case to be made for ElectionsOnline being the election service other election services want to be when they grow up.

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May 5, 2021 by David Simms
Categorized in: Company news, Election tips, Product development | Comments not allowed

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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April 7, 2021 by David Simms
Categorized in: Product development | Comments not allowed

Bona fide election verification and certification made possible by the immutable and cryptographically verifiable ledger database at the heart of the ElectionsOnline voting system. Learn more about this ElectionsOnline exclusive.

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March 3, 2021 by David Simms
Categorized in: Product development | Comments not allowed

Ledger Database for Ballot StorageThere has been a change to how ballots are stored within the ElectionsOnline system utilizing new technology that, while evolutionary with respect to how it came to be, is truly revolutionary in what is now possible—that being immutable and cryptographically verifiable ballots for unequaled certainty in your election results.

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