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Why the 2020 Iowa Caucus App Failed Miserably

Posted by Michael Dabrowski on Apr 22, 2020

On February 3, 2020, the Iowa Democratic Caucus provided a contentious and convoluted series of events that delayed the results for the better part of a week. A voting app, built by Shadow Inc., was at the center of the discussion.

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Topics: Voting, Technology

How to Change Your Bylaws to Permit Online Voting

Posted by Alex Hay on Apr 10, 2020

Online voting is useful for a variety of reasons, but perhaps its most universally accepted benefit is its convenience. Wouldn’t it be great to have the option of securely voting without needing to leave your office or home to vote on your bylaws in person?

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Topics: Associations, Leadership, Voting

3 Questions to Ask When Deciding the Time Frame of Your Vote

Posted by Alex Hay on Apr 3, 2020

One of the biggest misconceptions that people have about online voting, and voting in general, is that big decisions need to be made all at once. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Topics: Voting, Business

What is a Caucus? 3 Facts You May Not Know About Them

Posted by Alex Hay on Feb 3, 2020

As the United States’ presidential primary races get into full swing, candidates are acutely aware that an early lead can snowball into greater momentum and success in other states.

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Topics: Voting

A Complete Online Election Checklist

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Aug 6, 2019

Everything you need to know to run flawless votes and elections.

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Topics: Election Tips, Online Voting, Voting, Essential

Planning to run a vote over email? Here's what you should know.

Posted by Michael Dabrowski on Jul 30, 2019

Getting people together to vote requires a lot of upfront planning, travel, sometimes cost (if geographically spread out), and leaders to manage this whole event.

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Topics: Voting, Business, Essential

Simplify Your Election With SSO

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Jul 9, 2019

First things first, what exactly is SSO?

SSO stands for Single Sign-On – a method of user authentication that allows a user to enter in a single set of login credentials on a website or application, such as a username and password, to access multiple sites during the same session.

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Topics: Election Tips, Online Voting, Security, Voting, Business

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

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