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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
We recently made several changes to the Election Manager to make it easier to use: Importing Electors When you import elector data, there is now a check-box to indicate that the first row of data contains column headers. If the box is checked, the first row will be ignored. Hopefully […]
Today we launched this company blog and our company pages on 4 social networks to boot! Our goal is twofold. First of all, we have things to tell you. We want you to know about improvements to the voting system and tips we have on running successful elections. Second, we […]