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 […]