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2014-04-15 23:02:59

For Chicago’s Primary Election on March 18, the city’s election officials and Election Systems & Software (ES&S) successfully implemented Electronic Poll Books to check in and verify voters in the city’s 2,070 election precincts. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 For Chicago’s Primary Election on March 18, the city’s election officials and Election Systems & Software (ES&S) successfully implemented the ExpressPoll-5000 System to check in and verify voters in the...

2014-03-04 16:19:28

Voters who cast their ballots via smartphones made fewer errors than they did when voting via traditional methods in a mock election, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University. In a first-of-its-kind study, co-author Rice Professor of Psychology Michael Byrne examined how smartphone-based voting systems can be incorporated into the current large-scale voting process. The study, "Toward More Usable Electronic Voting: Testing the Usability of a Smartphone Voting...

2013-12-02 23:20:29

South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant announces a solution to address a national problem that servicemen and women overseas experience in casting a ballot. Pierre, SD (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant announces a solution to address a national problem that servicemen and women overseas experience in casting a ballot. South Dakota’s new system revolutionizes absentee voting by combining advanced technology and the Common Access Card (CAC) issued by...

2013-11-07 23:28:07

Municipalities in Alberta are enjoying the new election technology provided by Election Systems & Software. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Nearly 2 million potential voters in 16 Alberta municipalities had the opportunity to cast their ballots in recent elections on voting systems provided by Election Systems & Software, Canada ULC, a leading supplier of Canadian voting system equipment and software. ES&S Canada successfully supported municipal elections in the...

2013-09-10 23:24:08

Survey & Ballot Systems to host webinar that examines common challenges election managers face when planning and administering association voting. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced that it will host two live webinars September 25th, 2013 and October 10th, 2013. The online events, titled Three Deadly Sins of Election Management cover common pitfalls of...

2013-06-03 23:19:41

Survey & Ballot Systems hosts webinar that examines how member organizations can increase participation, reduce costs, and get more out of their election efforts by offering multiple voting methods. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced that it will host two live webinars June 4th, 2013 and June 11th, 2013. The online events, titled Five Advantages of Hybrid...

2013-05-16 23:26:28

Survey & Ballot Systems publishes series of informative blog posts highlighting the five most common issues member-organization leaders have about election processes. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) announces the launch of Leadership´s Election Concerns, a series of blog posts that examines the top five concerns member-organization leaders have with their election processes and strategies for addressing these challenges. The posts, written by...

2012-11-02 19:22:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett today issued an executive order extending the deadlines to apply for and return absentee ballots for emergency personnel called out to protect public safety and restore electricity in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The governor's executive order allows voters who will be out of their county to apply for an absentee ballot until Monday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. This initial application may be made in person by the voter or a...

2012-10-30 19:22:14

SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveBallot.com, a free, nationwide eBalloting tool for voters, is now available to research the candidates and issues that will appear on a voter's specific ballot. Any voter in the country can now access a wealth of information and make informed decisions before they cast their ballot. LiveBallot.com is powered by Democracy Live, the nation's leading eBalloting provider, and offers unbiased, nonpartisan information that is individually...

2012-10-19 01:37:02

Thanks to better voting technology over the last decade, the country's election process has seen much improvement, according to a new report released today by researchers at Caltech and MIT. However, the report notes, despite this progress, some problems remain. Spurred by the debacle of hanging chads and other voting problems during the 2000 presidential election, the Voting Technology Project (VTP) was started by Caltech and MIT to bring together researchers from across disciplines to...