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How to Create a Voting Ballot in 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Jun 11, 2019

If you have a simple decision to make but have a lot of options, a voting ballot may be the right solution to moving things forward.

A voting ballot is different to a nomination ballot in that the choices to the questions are presented in the ballot so that the voters can make their preferred selection.

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Topics: Election Tips, Online Voting, Voting, Essential

How to Stand Out With a Candidate Statement

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Jun 4, 2019

Your online voting initiative can take many routes. You may be interested in amending your bylaws, coming to agreement on a new policy, or electing a new leader for your board or council. Depending on what decision you need made, it’s important to consider how you present your choices. When a vote on leadership is involved, candidate statements and profiles can help your voters make more informed decisions while painting candidates in the best possible light.

 

What is a candidate statement?

If you are conducting your vote online, chances are that candidate profiles are a feature built into your online voting platform. Candidate profiles showcase your potential leader’s talents, skills, and experience. However, if your candidate statement of intent isn’t professionally written, it could harm their chances of being selection come ballot open day.

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Topics: Online Voting, Leadership, Voting, Business, Essential

Give Fans the Power: Surveys and Polls Boost Engagement Across Stadiums

Posted by Sarah Diamond on May 28, 2019

Across the country, sports and media organizations are putting decision-making power back into the hands of the people. While events like the Super Bowl, Olympics, and Grammys have no issue drawing crowds of enthusiastic fans, how do organizers keep the momentum going all year round?

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Topics: Online Voting, Sports, Voting, Business, Essential

Best Free Survey Tools for Low Security Votes

Posted by Sarah Diamond on May 22, 2019

A free online survey tool is a great option for organizations who need to run a quick vote. Simply put, an online survey is typically a digital form or platform that is accessible by anyone with the survey link.

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Topics: Online Voting, Security, Voting

Digital Voting vs. Paper and In-person Voting: What Your Organization Needs to Know

Posted by Sarah Diamond on May 14, 2019

It seems that everything is done online these days. You can pay your server’s tip, send money to friends instantly, and even set your thermostat from a different city – all from an app. So why do some organizations still use paper to conduct important votes? Furthermore, why do they make their voters travel to a specific location to participate?

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Topics: Online Voting, Security, Voting, Business, Essential

The Best Classroom Tech - According to Teachers

Posted by Sarah Diamond on May 7, 2019

According to an ed tech survey conducted by The Journal, teachers indicated that technology has had a positive impact on education. Interestingly enough, not one of the teachers surveyed said that educational technology had a negative impact on their classroom.

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Topics: K-12, Student Voting, Online Voting, Voting, Essential

The Do's and Dont's of Association Elections

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Apr 30, 2019

Successful elections rely on careful planning and flawless implementation. Not only must the election administrator set up the ballot correctly and manage voter expectations, they must find new ways of encouraging buy-in from their organization. When it comes to association elections, agreeing on a new policy or electing your next board member may be your clear end goal, however, getting there isn’t always so simple.

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Topics: Election Tips, Board of Governors, Online Voting, Associations, HOA, Business

Don't Forget: Promote Your Vote This Holiday Season

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Nov 30, 2018

girl with Christmas gift

With the holidays right around the corner, you’ll want to be sure that your voter’s focus remains on your ballot. Even though it’s not common, some organizations still run important votes at the end of the year. While this is good practice to prepare for next year’s initiatives, it also means that less people are in the office – which results in lower turnout. And as an election manager, you know that high turnout and meeting voting criteria is crucial.

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Topics: Election Tips, Marketing, Voting

eBallot Partners with Seattle Sounders FC for 2018 GM Vote

Posted by Michael Dabrowski on Sep 20, 2018

eBallot is proud to announce that it will once again be partnering with Seattle Sounders FC for their upcoming General Managers retention vote, opening on September 19.

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Topics: Sports

HOAs: Increase Millennial Membership With These 3 Tips

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Aug 22, 2018

millennial homebuyers and HOAs

Day after day, news outlets and stock market experts tout that for the first time, Millennial homebuyers are entering the market in large numbers. This is undoubtedly great news for younger adults who have been saddled with large amounts of student debt and rising rents, and even greater news for communities and neighborhoods that had yet to rebound fully from the 2007 housing crisis.

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Topics: HOA

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Give Fans the Power: Surveys and Polls Boost Engagement Across Stadiums

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