Higher Learning Needs Highly Effective Voting.

ElectionBuddy is the easiest solution for all types of Colleges and University unions and groups. Plus you may qualify for "Education" Pricing for your elections.

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Up to 20 voters per election. No credit card needed. Always free.

ElectionBuddy is used by colleges and universities everywhere.

You can’t be “too busy” to vote

Email and SMS notice types and reminders, as well as remote and on-site strategies for capturing votes, maximizes the convenience of voting and helps you increase turnout.

A simple solution for all kinds of elections

A comprehensive set of voting methods allow ElectionBuddy to be used for any decisions or surveys that must be put forth toward the student body — not just Director or Executive position elections.

An excuse for using cell phones in class

An optimized and dynamic mobile voting experience allows students and faculty to vote on the device they prefer, and can vote at any point when the voting period is open.

Affordable, even on a student budget

Post-secondary education is expensive enough without adding election costs to it — ElectionBuddy is priced to fit within your student budget, while still giving you the features you need.

“We highly recommend ElectionBuddy to anyone looking to improve their election, whether it’s to streamline the voting process, add another level of security and integrity, or simply to take the stress of holding an election out of the equation.”

Ashley Poole, Marketing Manager
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students' Association
Colleges & Universities

Any Campus, Any Student Body, Anytime.

Regardless of whether you're a Community Association Manager, on an HOA or Condominium Board, in a Strata Council or a Building Co-operative, our voting platform has the flexibility and power to handle any type of voting so you can make powerful decisions, fast.

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Student Government

Exams, assignments, papers… and an election to run on top of it all. While ElectionBuddy can’t write that paper that’s due tomorrow for you, it will make setting up and running your election a cinch — leaving you with more time to focus on that paper!

Student Groups

Focus on the mandate of your student group and ensure that your group is represented by the best students by offering a straightforward way to ensure everyone votes. Our College and University online voting system setup is fast, voting is easy, and the sharing of results is simple!

Faculty/Staff Associations

Spend more time on your professional research and less time investigating how to run a successful election to pick department leadership. ElectionBuddy’s voting software for schools is simple, straightforward interface and commitment to election integrity ensures that you get your election right the first time.

Alumni Associations

With a membership that grows every semester, reaching out to your entire alumni doesn’t have to be difficult. ElectionBuddy can help you engage your alumni by getting them involved with the decision-making process, no matter where life has taken them.


From decisions on fundraising initiatives to electing leadership, to feedback on chapter and national initiatives, ElectionBuddy can build a ballot or poll for anything that you need to put forth to your members.

Other Campus Groups

A wide variety of features and low pricing makes ElectionBuddy your best bet for your elections, no matter what type of group you are on campus. Everyone in your group will love the voting simplicity!

All the Features for Higher Learning

Organizations across many industries use ElectionBuddy to host elections safely and securely.

Multiple Ways to Vote

Voters can vote remotely or during a meeting using their cellphone, computer, tablet or mail. Voting is completed using a simple, easy to use, tech-friendly ballot.

Customizable Ballots

Our customizable ballots allow for multiple vacancies, randomized candidate or question order, editing descriptions, highlighting amendments and striking out words. You can also add documents or website links.

Personalized Notice

Reach voters by email, mail, text message, or using your own website, e-newsletter or existing systems with a personalized election announcement for each voter.

Voter List Integration

Pull voter information from Gmail, Campaign Monitor, Mailchimp, Microsoft Excel, member management systems and CRM applications.

Candidate Profiles

Help voters choose by including a biography, vision, campaign promises and contact information. Upload a candidate photo or link to a video too!

Multiple Languages

Notice text, candidate descriptions, options, buttons, verification are customizable to whatever language your voters vote in.

Voting Subgroups

Limit questions to a portion of your voters. For example, only Freshman vote for their class rep, while everyone votes for the school president

Write-Ins and Comments

Allow voters to add a new candidate to the ballot, or allow voters to provide feedback - great for budget approvals or referendums.

Weighted Votes

Allow some voters to get more votes than others. Great for condominium boards or regional representation or proxy voting.

Voter List Management

Receive automatic bounce notifications for invalid or changed emails. Easily view which voters have and haven’t voted.

Voter Reminders

Schedule emails or text messages to voters who haven't voted to increase voter turnout without extra work.

Voter Security

Personal voting keys are created and used only once. Require a 2nd password or confirm identity by phone. We use 256-bit encryption - the same as major banks.

Anonymous Voting

All voting choices are confidential and cannot be linked to the voter for elections. And results can be hidden until the election ends for further anonymity.

Independent Verification

A neutral third-party staffed by accountants ensures fairness and helps resolve election challenges. Also allows voter and independent review and recount.

Email Deliverability

DomainKeys and Sender Policy Framework ensure email notices reach each voter and are not marked as spam.

Election Audit

Voter Ballots and results are observable and auditable to verify votes are correctly cast and avoid election fraud.

Reports and Graphs

View winners and results in easy to read summaries, pie charts and bar graphs. Analyze the voter list and conduct a voter audit too.

Enterprise Features

Multiple election administrators with multi-department election management. Automated signup works great for mutli-chapter organizations.

Single Sign On

Voters can use their organizational username and password to access their ballot, which simplifies voter list management for administrators too!

Member Portal Integration

Encourage voting by adding a voting link and a voter engagement widget to your website. Publish access to voting results on your website too!

Need help elevating your elections?

Whether you just need a little training, or you want us to take care of the entire voting process, let’s chat about what works for you so you can make amazing decisions, quicker.

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