The Voting Platform for Unifying Your Union!

ElectionBuddy is the easiest voting solution for all types of Unions. Increase your member engagement and make decisions faster, with more buy-in. Take the stress out of the voting process.

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

ElectionBuddy is used by local and national unions everywhere.

A DOL-certifiable voting platform

A strong commitment to election security and integrity means that ElectionBuddy meets and exceeds the requirements for online voting set by the United States Department of Labour.

A simple solution for all kinds of elections

A comprehensive set of voting methods allow ElectionBuddy to be used for more than just leadership votes — it can handle any decisions or surveys that must be put forth toward your membership for voting.

Engage all of your members

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.

Allocate less monthly dues to administration

Monthly dues should go toward improvements for your members, not for expensive voting platforms. ElectionBuddy allows you to put more of those dollars back into your members!

“Your experience is evident and your team was with us every step of the way. Thanks for all the calm work in a high-pressure situation. ElectionBuddy's ability to handle weighted votes for Roll-Call votes is fantastic!”

Chris Garlock, Director, DC Labor Council AFL-CIO
Unions & Trade Organizations

ElectionBuddy Just Works
for Any Union

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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K-12 Teacher/Staff Union

Focus on your passion (educating students) while making it easy to ensure that you have the right representation in place. Voting on agreements, budgets, executives, or any kind of association vote is fast, straightforward and easy to set up.

Fire/Police/Ambulance Union

Protecting the public is your number one priority. ElectionBuddy ensures that your time is best spent on your important duties, while making voting on all your union business easy, quick to set up, and ensures every member knows the results of every decision.

Federal Government Union

A nationally dispersed membership is one of the toughest to manage, and mailing can be quite expensive and time-consuming. ElectionBuddy helps you ensure the success of your election by reaching all of your members via electronic notice methods, and saves you valuable dollars and hours.

National Union

Multiple voting methods to help you reach your members? Check. Election integrity? Check. Secure data storage? Check! ElectionBuddy has the features and technology you need to meet your legislative requirements and engage your members, no matter where they are across the country.

Union Local/District /Precinct

Large membership or small, ElectionBuddy makes it simple to vote on all the kinds of elections you run. Leadership votes, meeting votes, contract ratifications, collective bargaining feedback — ElectionBuddy is your all-in-one voting solution.

Other Unions

ElectionBuddy meets all union requirements for musician unions, trade unions, venue unions, or any kind of organized labour. Flexible ballot types, multiple voting systems, and easy setup ensures that you get proper, reflective representation every time.

All the Features for Every Union

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 unifying your members?

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 with more engagement.

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