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An Introduction to Election Voting

A quick two-minute overview of how our election voting process works for any organization.

Run-It-Yourself - Step 1

Get Set Up in Minutes

Create an account and start an election, including dates and details.

Design your ballot and notices. Add positions, candidates, and questions with photos & bios. Personalize the email, text, and paper notices.

Add your voter list. Import lists from Excel or use our API.

Run-It-Yourself - Step 2

Get Out and Vote!

Notify your voters by email, text message, or traditional mail. Confirm receipt on your smart phone or computer.

Increase engagement and improve deliverability. Send reminders and resend undelivered invitations.

Voting is anonymous and secure. Choices are confidential and can't be seen by other voters.

Run-It-Yourself - Step 3

Real-time Results

Results are automatically tabulated. View summaries, graphs and vote-by-vote results.

Control how results are shown to your voters. Winners are automatically displayed, or tabulate the results yourself.

Share the results. Automatically notify each voter and publish the results to your webpage, or keep them private - it's up to you!

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“ElectionBuddy is by far the easiest voting software to set up and use."

Elise Bernal, Institutional Researcher for Academics
University of Dayton
Voting Flexibility

Election and Ballot Types

You can set up ElectionBuddy for use in a wide variety of elections, votes and polls. With our flexible voting methods, you can combine ballot types within an election to simplify the voting process for your voters.

Who uses ElectionBuddy for elections?

Organizations across many industries use ElectionBuddy for board elections, bylaw amendments, budget approvals, contract ratifications, executive elections, and student government.

All the Election Features

Regardless of the decision you have to make, our features make sure it goes off without a hitch.

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!

“Gotta say this system worked like a charm. So easy. Safe to say we will be using the platform again.”

Nathan Lane, Executive Director
Thompson Rivers University Students Union

Election Services

We get it. We understand what you're up against and keep your needs out in front. In some organizations the complexity and deadline of the election is overwhelming. We’ve seen thousands of organizations handle millions of votes. Whether you just need a little training, or you want us to take the vote off your hands, we can do it.

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Setup Consulting

Just getting started can be daunting. You’re up against tight deadlines. You choose, either SETUP ASSISTANCE, where we verify your settings, help you send out notifications, and guide you through unlimited test votes, or, we can take the whole setup process off your hands entirely with DEDICATED SETUP.

During the Vote

In addition to the dedicated setup from your ElectionBuddy Expert, the ElectionBuddy team manages your voter list and interacts directly with your voters during the election or meeting. After consultation with you, voter questions are answered by the ElectionBuddy team to ensure voter anonymity is maintained.

Results Certification

We can ensure the highest possible election integrity and third-party independence. We certify and deliver voting results to you, and, if needed, directly to your voters.

Fully Managed Elections

From dedicated setup, to voter inquiry management, and results certification, we can manage the entire process with you at the centre so that your election is flawless.

Talk to an Expert

We can figure out what level of help you need so you can get to the results.

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