The right ballot software system goes a long way to improving your overall election experience, while also generating increased turnout. That’s especially true for Homeowners Association (HOA) elections, which are legally required to meet a quorum before conducting official business.
The phrase “new normal” has become commonplace over the last year because a lot has changed for people personally and in their professional lives. The same can be said for member elections, which many organizations had to adjust for public health reasons.
The United States is home to more than 14 million union members, including many that take great pride in their membership and the associated union benefits.
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.