Ballot Types

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Executive Elections

Choose One Candidate

Voters select 1 candidate from a list, with the candidate receiving the most votes winning. This is known as Plurality Voting.

Rank Candidates

Voters rank all the candidates, and the most preferred candidate wins. This is known as Preferential Voting.

Approve Candidates

Voters select all the candidates they approve, and the candidate that receives the most approvals wins.

Board Elections

Choose Multiple Candidates

Voters select 2 or more candidates with the most votes as winners. This is also known as Plurality Voting.

Rank Multiple Candidates

Voters rank 2 or more candidates according to their preferences. This is also known as a Single Transferable Vote or STV.

Assign Votes to Candidates

Voters votes for one or more candidates and the most votes win. This is known as Split Voting or Cumulative Voting.

Uncontested Elections or Acclamations

Accept or Reject a Candidate

Voters choose to either approve or reject the candidate. The option with the most votes wins.

Single Candidate Acclamation

Voters confirm an unopposed candidate when bylaws dictate an election by ballot.

Multiple Candidate Acclamation

Voters confirm multiple unopposed candidates when bylaws dictate an election by ballot.

Contract Ratifications

Ratification with Attachment

Voters choose to approve or reject the proposed contract by reviewing an attached document.

Ratification with Summary

Voters choose to either approve or reject the contract by reviewing a proposal summary.

Ratification with Feedback

Voters are able to review the proposed contract and provide any comments.

Bylaw Amendments

Amendment with Attachment

Voters approve or reject a bylaw amendment by reviewing an attached document.

Amendment with Text Edits

Voters approve or reject a bylaw amendment by reviewing text changes shown in the ballot.

Amendment with Feedback

Voters approve or reject a bylaw amendment and offer comments, feedback and suggestions.

Referendums

Referendum with Attachment

Voters choose to approve or reject the referendum by reviewing an attached document.

Referendum with Summary

Voters choose to either approve or reject the referendum by reviewing a proposal summary.

Referendum with Feedback

Voters approve or reject the referendum and offer comments, feedback and suggestions.

Approvals and Motions

Budget with Comments

Voters review and confirm the attached budget and provide comments.

New Member Approval

Voters approve or reject potential new members, with a threshold for membership approval.

Approval of Auditors

Voters approve or reject auditors or any motion with a majority threshold.

Parliamentary Motions

Main Motion

Voters vote for or against a main motion; eg, a resolution.

Secondary Motion

Voters vote for or against a secondary motion; for example, an amendment, or an adjournment.

Bring Back Motion

Voters vote for or against a motion to bring back a question before the assembly; eg, to reconsider.

Award Voting

Choose One Award Nominee

ElectionBuddy announces the nominee - most votes is the winner. This is known as Pluarity Voting.

Rank Multiple Award Nominees

The most preferred nominee wins. This is known as Preferential Voting.

Approve Award Nominees

Voters approve nominees. The nominee with most votes wins. This is known as Approval Voting.

Membership Polls

Rate on a Scale

Members provide feedback by scoring on a scale of 1 to 5 (Strongly Agree to Strongly Disagree).

Agree or Disagree

Members vote if they agree/ disagree with a proposed statement or question; provide comments.

Choose all that Apply

Members approve of as many of the choices as they wish.

Nominations

Nominate Single Candidate

Voters enter a name of their choosing into the nomination field.

Nominate Multiple Candidates

Voters can enter multiple names of their choosing into the nomination fields.

Nominate from a List

Voters can select from a list of provided names for nomination.

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