Setup your Election. Test for Free. Pay when you Start. Frequently Asked Questions
Create Motions and Test for Free. Pay when you Start your Meeting. Frequently Asked Questions
Create your free account, test as much as you'd like, and setup your vote or election — you only pay when you're ready to start voting. Payments are made by credit card or debit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express) via our payment processor, Stripe. If you have multiple elections or meetings in a year and want an Annual Plan, contact us
The features used and voter list size determines price. For example, if you have 200 voters, but need Voting Groups, your cost is $89.00. The number of ballot questions or voting duration doesn't impact pricing; elect your board and approve a budget in one election, not two. And voting can run for a day, month, or up to a year.
If your payment is more than $5,000, we accept POs and payment by ACH or Wire Transfer. Otherwise, payments are made online with a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express) via our secure payment processor, Stripe. This keeps our costs low, and we pass the savings to you!
Yes! We have discounts based on your size and if you run 4 or more elections in a year. We also have big discounts for K-12 student elections
Elections have one or more questions per ballot, voters vote at their convenience, and results for all the ballot questions are presented together. Meeting votes are used in a meeting to vote on motions or agenda items and results are presented separately after each vote. The meeting vote price includes multiple motions per meeting, contact us
No, the price for an election includes all the positions and questions on a ballot. For meeting votes, the price includes a number of motions for one meeting. if you run a multi-day meeting or 4+ meetings annually contact us
ElectionBuddy pricing is based on the number of voters who are eligible to vote (i.e. your total membership list) as we send notices and track bounce-backs for your full list. For meetings, if you have a large difference between the number of members invited and the likely attendees, contact us
Email support is included for paid elections. Email and phone support is included with Expert Setup services. We also offer oversite, attestation and expert services for your on-site and remote votes including running your entire vote, for details view our Services Page.
For peace of mind, add these services at anytime to ensure a successful vote.
You want to do it yourself, but you have tight deadlines. You receive training, and an expert reviews your requirements, provides guidance, answers questions and confirms your setup via email and in an online meeting. This ensures you create the optimal election or meeting flow. Add "on-call" email support for the duration of your meeting or election for extra peace of mind.
If you’d rather we set up your election or meeting, your ElectionBuddy Expert will take care of every detail. You provide the specifics, your voter list, and then review for final approval. You answer voter questions yourself with help from your Dedicated Expert who is a phonecall or email away. You have direct access to your Expert for any questions or issues that arise.
If you need the full power of the ElectionBuddy Expert Services team, we’re here for you. You’ll be assigned an ElectionBuddy Expert who will manage your setup, and manage the vote while it runs which includes answering voter questions. We provide the expertise and technical assistance you need to get decisions made with the highest possible integrity and independence.
Organizations across many industries use ElectionBuddy to host elections safely and securely.
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.
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.
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.
Pull voter information from Gmail, Campaign Monitor, Mailchimp, Microsoft Excel, member management systems and CRM applications.
Help voters choose by including a biography, vision, campaign promises and contact information. Upload a candidate photo or link to a video too!
Notice text, candidate descriptions, options, buttons, verification are customizable to whatever language your voters vote in.
Limit questions to a portion of your voters. For example, only Freshman vote for their class rep, while everyone votes for the school president
Allow voters to add a new candidate to the ballot, or allow voters to provide feedback - great for budget approvals or referendums.
Allow some voters to get more votes than others. Great for condominium boards or regional representation or proxy voting.
Receive automatic bounce notifications for invalid or changed emails. Easily view which voters have and haven’t voted.
Schedule emails or text messages to voters who haven't voted to increase voter turnout without extra work.
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.
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.
A neutral third-party staffed by accountants ensures fairness and helps resolve election challenges. Also allows voter and independent review and recount.
DomainKeys and Sender Policy Framework ensure email notices reach each voter and are not marked as spam.
Voter Ballots and results are observable and auditable to verify votes are correctly cast and avoid election fraud.
View winners and results in easy to read summaries, pie charts and bar graphs. Analyze the voter list and conduct a voter audit too.
Multiple election administrators with multi-department election management. Automated signup works great for mutli-chapter organizations.
Voters can use their organizational username and password to access their ballot, which simplifies voter list management for administrators too!
Encourage voting by adding a voting link and a voter engagement widget to your website. Publish access to voting results on your website too!