A Voting Platform that Makes the Grade.

ElectionBuddy is the easiest solution for any vote in a K-12 School regardless of location or age. We take the stress and pressure out of the voting process so you can focus on more important things.

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

ElectionBuddy is used by schools across the continent and beyond.

Something for students to be excited about

Build excitement for your students by allowing them to campaign and create candidate profiles — ElectionBuddy ballots can display the student’s photo, as well as their candidate statement.

A simple solution for any election

A comprehensive set of voting methods allow ElectionBuddy to be used for a wide variety of purposes. It is just as easy to collect feedback or hand out awards as it is to run a student council election!

A voting platform for students of all ages

Regardless of whether your students have email addresses or not, ElectionBuddy has a notice type that will allow you to inform them about the election and allow them to vote.

ElectionBuddy believes in education

Educating students about the democratic process is an essential first step to increasing participation in government elections in adulthood. To thank you for your efforts, we offer special pricing for K-12 student elections.

“The student experience was great! They loved it so much they did a YouTube video.”

Jeff Clayton, Teacher, WillowWood School
K-12 Schools

ElectionBuddy is Top of the Class Voting for any School, Board, or Council

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

Allow your students to learn a love of democracy within your classroom. Whether it’s for student presidential votes, prom king or queen, MVP award voting, or student feedback, ElectionBuddy can handle it all.

School Staff or School Boards

ElectionBuddy gets an A+ for voting on school initiatives, meeting motions, referendums, school policy, or anything else related to your school. It’s easy to send notices and electronically vote, and results are immediately tallied.

Teacher or Staff Unions

For all your collective bargaining and executive votes, budget approvals and meeting voting, ElectionBuddy makes the grade. Spend time teaching and planning, not voting.

Parent Council/PTA/PTO

Parents are critical to a child’s success at school, and involved parents equal student achievement. Vote on programs, board positions, and budgets to ensure that your parent group is 100% successful.

Other School Groups

Whether its an after-school care group, teacher association, student group, or anything to do with schools, ElectionBuddy is flexible to allow you to set up and manage an election for every kind of school voting.

All the Features for K-12 Schools

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 hosting an A+ election?

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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