The past year has taught us all quite a bit about navigating a public health crisis. But for voting associations, the COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need for a flexible voting management system that you can rely on even in the most difficult of circumstances.
In recent years, do-it-yourself (DIY) projects have become increasingly popular among people tackling crafting, redecorating, organizing, or home repairs utilizing videos from YouTube or detailed blog posts. That trend extends to private elections as well, inspiring some to manage the entire process internally.
Each state has its own laws dictating the process by which homeowners associations (HOA) elect board members. Florida is no exception.
When tasked with running your organization’s election, you’ll have to address myriad issues depending on the voting method you choose, including prepping mail-in ballots, selecting observers for polling sites, and among the most crucial, how you plan on improving turnout.
With our lives increasingly shifting online, it’s only logical that voting would transition to a digital platform, too. Although public elections have yet to embrace such methods, many private organizations have eagerly adopted internet voting, enabling them to take advantage of significant benefits. We break down these features and explain their importance:
If your organization has decided to utilize a voting software solution instead of undergoing the arduous process of conducting the election internally, you’re going to find myriad options, many with varying features and security protocols. With hundreds of software solutions available, the process of choosing the best fit can be overwhelming.
As your union’s election official, your job is to run an impartial, fair election that complies with federal law, the union’s constitution and its bylaws. While elections can be overwhelming, YesElections has developed this explainer to help you navigate this process.
Many private organizations have welcomed the shift to digital voting systems—especially when online voting boasts many advantages, including accessibility, ease of use, security, reduced costs, accuracy, and increased turnout. For organizations looking to use online voting, it’s important to understand not every service offers all the necessary features to carry out a secure and reliable contest. Carefully review your options when choosing a voting management service and ensure they provide these top features:
The board of directors in any organization is an incredibly important role because its decisions can impact thousands of members.
What’s often forgotten in the build-up to a member-based organization’s election is that the act of casting a ballot is only a small, albeit significant, part of the process.