Benefits

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An online voting solution built for your organization

Create a voting plan customized to your organization’s specific goals and requirements with DirectVote. A full-service solution, DirectVote performs all essential steps including ballot design, distribution, tabulation, and reporting.

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Dependable and secure IT infrastructure

Protect your member data from potential online and offline threats with DirectVote’s enterprise-grade data center, outfitted with the physical hardware and networking capability needed to power a dependable voting solution.

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Additional service to increase participation

SBS provides additional services to help increase election participation such as sending reminder emails and text message invites. Auto login links and single sign-on (SSO) can be utilized to offer one-click access for easy online voting. Touch-tone telephone voting allows organizations to use mobile phones or landlines to dial in and use numbers on the keypad to cast their votes.

Customer Support

Extensive support throughout election processes

A dedicated SBS project manager is available to serve you as your main point of contact, to help navigate through your election process. and voting materials are subjected to several rounds of proofing to ensure the site functions properly, and mock elections assure functionality of paper and online processes. Our team is always here to offer guidance and direction.

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Compliance and peace of mind

Comprehensive and detailed reporting options guarantee the integrity of your election results. DirectVote fully meets 508 ADA compliance, and TLS encryption safeguards all online voting results for further peace of mind.

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Modify and refine your voting service over time

Each organization’s member experience is examined to see what can be done to enhance response. SBS can analyze voter satisfaction survey results, and make suggestions on how to improve future elections based on member feedback.

Every Voting Method is Covered

In a Hybrid Voting System, Every Method Is Covered

When we say DirectVote is your full-service solution, we mean it. Different organizations have different audiences with different voting preferences. DirectVote is an advanced, flexible tool you can customize to your unique voting requirements. With DirectVote, there’s no limit to how many voters you have, or how many voting methods you choose to use.

Online

Online elections provide easier, more convenient voting methods for organizations who use digital communications to engage their members from a distance.

Onsite

Onsite elections play an important role in many organization’s annual meetings, providing members with an in-person method of casting their ballots. With DirectVote, you’re given the option to have a SBS representative onsite for the election if you so choose.

Hybrid

Hybrid elections give voters multiple options to vote either by mail, online, onsite, or by phone. The flexibility of more methods of voting means increased convenience and election participation.

Mobile

All DirectVote election websites are mobile optimized ensuring a seamless voter experience on any device. Allow voters to access their online ballot with a quick scan of a QR code.

Paper

Mailing ballots, election pieces, and paper proxies are tried-and-true processes that ensure you are reaching all demographics of your membership without distancing those less comfortable with online options.

Live-Streaming Services

View ballot tabulation from anywhere, as we live stream the proceedings from the Survey & Ballot Systems’ office.

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