November 3, 2014
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Milestone Achieved: 2014 Ontario Municipal Elections

Simply Voting delivered official results last week to four municipalities after providing them with internet and telephone voting for the 2014 Ontario municipal elections. While these were not the largest or most complicated elections we’ve tackled, they are our first public, binding elections and therefore an important milestone that reinforces Simply Voting’s […]
July 16, 2014
System Update

Logging Voter Activity

Today we introduced two improvements to the way voter activity is logged in the Election Manager: Searchable Activity Log The activity log is an audit trail of all significant activity related to the ballot. You can now search the activity log by Elector ID, by IP address, or by the […]
July 2, 2014
System Update

Changing Dates and Electors Mid-Election

At Simply Voting we’ve designed our voting system with many safeguards to ensure that the election officer cannot undermine the election’s integrity when using our Election Manager interface to self-administer their elections. Based on feedback from our customers and on our experience running thousands of elections, we’ve determined that a […]
April 11, 2014
Heartbleed Bug

Simply Voting NOT Affected by Heartbleed

By now, you may have heard about “Heartbleed” which is a bug impacting the security of websites. Our engineers have confirmed that this security bug has no impact on our systems as they aren’t running the affected versions of OpenSSL (versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f). Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact support.
April 1, 2014
Partnership

Partnership Opportunities

Simply Voting is introducing two programs to facilitate our partner relationships. The first is called the Affiliate Partner Program, and it is designed for national or regional organizations that would like to endorse an online voting solution for its affiliated components such as branches or chapters. The second is called […]
March 10, 2014
Write-in Candidate

Accurate Write-ins

A write-in candidate is a candidate in an election whose name does not appear on the ballot, but for whom voters may vote nonetheless by writing in the person’s name. Simply Voting always supported write-ins as a feature but election organizers would have to deal with voters specifying fictional characters […]
February 24, 2014
Election Results

Voting Results Made Clear

Today we introduced several improvements to the way voting results are reported: Sorted By Votes Voting options (i.e. the candidates or choices to select on the ballot) are now sorted by the number of votes they received rather than alphabetically. This makes it much easier to determine who has won. […]