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How to Clear All Options from a Ballot Question

To clear options from a ballot question, follow these steps: Click on “Ballot” on the election’s sidebar. Click on the “…” to the right of the question that you...

How to Clear an Election's Ballot

To delete all questions from an election’s ballot… Click on “Ballot” on the election’s sidebar. Click on the “…” to the right of the page. In the dr...

How to Delete an Option from a Ballot Question

To delete an option from any given question, follow the steps below: Click on “Ballot” on the election’s sidebar. Make sure the “Options” tab is selected for the questio...

How to Delete an Option from a Ballot Question

To delete an option from any given question on the ballot, follow the steps below: Click on “Ballot” on the election’s sidebar. Click on the “…” to the right of t...

How to Edit an Option of a Ballot Question

To edit the option of any given question, follow the steps below: Click on “Ballot” on the election’s sidebar. Make sure the “Options” tab is selected for the question t...

How to Reorder the Options on a Ballot Question

To reorder the options of any given question, follow the steps below: Click on “Ballot” on the election’s sidebar. Make sure the “Options” tab is selected for the questi...

Can the Ballot be Modified After an Election has been Launched?

To maintain the integrity of the election, a ballot cannot be modified after the election has been launched (see: Election States). The launch process consists of multiple steps where the election adm...

Attach Downloadable Files to Ballot Questions

Just like email, you can add attachments to your ballot questions. This allows you to provide voters with additional information/details about the election and what they’re voting for. How to Ad...

How to Edit a Ballot Question

While your election is in “Building” mode, you can edit the details for a given ballot question. Click on “Ballot” on the election sidebar Open the question action’s me...

How to Filter or Limit Ballot Questions by Voter

In some cases, you may have an election where certain ballot questions should only be available to a pre-determined group of voters. For example, let’s say we have 4 students of varying grade le...

Write-In Fields

When creating the ballot for your election, you can add write-in fields to a ballot question that allows voters to type in a response. This ballot option type is ideal for nomination elections, open e...

How to Bulk Add Ballot Question Options

When you create a new question for your ballot (or edit an existing one), you can provide a list of options to populate options list. You can still add your options one by one after creating your ques...

How to Import Option Photos

To import photos for your question options, you must first go through the process of importing your ballot. During this process you will need to provide values for the photo column. This value needs t...

How to Import the Ballot from a Spreadsheet

If you have a lot of questions/options to add to your ballot, then you may find it easier to import them from a spreadsheet. When importing your ballot, you first start with the questions and then you...

Ranked Choice Voting / Instant Runoff Voting

With Election Runner you can easily run Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) or otherwise known as Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) or Preferential Voting. Visit Wikipedia to learn more about how this type of voting...

How to Reorder Questions on the Ballot

To change the order that questions appear on the ballot, follow these steps: Click on “Ballot” on the election sidebar Find the question that you want to reorder and open the question act...

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