A change has been made to the Skypunch system effecting clients whose elections include more than 5,000 voters. Read more to learn why this was necessary; how it might impact your election management procedures; and what to do if you are impacted.
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.
A new ballot report permits viewing the selections made on each individual ballot. It serves a very limited purpose and is not intended for use by all clients as explained in this article.
$12. That’s the monthly energy bill going forward now that Skypunch has switched to solar power. Thanks to generous federal incentives, solar has become attainable for many businesses and residents. Read on for more about how Skypunch is benefitting.
Within the Skypunch election management console there is a user logs reporting tool useful for determining what changes have been made to your election setup and who made them. This article covers what is included in those logs, and what isn’t.
Versions 1 and 2 of the Skypunch API will be deprecated on July 7, 2023 leaving only version 3 remaining. Applications pointing to earlier versions of the API will need to make the necessary updates to version 3 and also ensure that any changes to existing version 3 endpoints are capable of handling the responses.
Create a totally new organizational account at Skypunch and you become the account owner. However, you may add other users to that account and specify an account type while doing so that ensures each user is assigned access permissions that match the role they will perform.
WVU is set to begin performing cybersecurity work on Skypunch Technology’s online voting system. This is a win-win for both the university and company as it provides students with a real-world platform on which to do their coursework and Skypunch with an invaluable service.
Skypunch 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.
New 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.