October 20, 2015
Social Networks

Social Media Sharing

Simply Voting now offers a Social Media Sharing feature to help you increase awareness about your voting events and boost voter participation. Studies have shown how social pressure can encourage others to vote. That’s why we’ve created a tool that allows election organizers to quickly and easily turn voters into […]
July 13, 2015
Mobile Optimised

Mobile Optimized Voting

Users of our online voting system are accessing their ballots from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices more than ever before. While Simply Voting always worked on a mobile device, today we launched a responsive web design for all our clients’ voting websites that is truly mobile-friendly. A responsive web […]
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 […]
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. […]
February 5, 2014
Usability

Usability Enhancements

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 […]