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Create a Position

Create a Position for your election

Creating positions in Choice Voting online voting

Every election will need a position, a position is where we hold your candidates that are looking to be elected for that particular position.

To create your first position, open the relevant election and navigate to > positions.

Creating positions in online voting

Add A new Position

Now select ” Add New Position” option.

adding new positions in online voting

New Position Details – Edit screen

At this stage you can begin to create the details for your position.

  

 Name

The name of your position, for example “Board Members”

 Result / Count Method

The count method you would like to use for this position

 Number of seats to Fill (How many will be elected in this position?)

How many candidates will be elected for this position?

Position is Required?

Make this position a required vote, if making positions required you should re order the required positions at the top ordering.

Candidates in this position have images?

Choose to show or hide headshot images for candidates within this position, ideal for a question style position.

Candidates shown randomly or in specific order for this position?

Determine if your positions candidates are displayed to voters in a per determined order, or randomly.

Optional settings

It is possible to restrict the number of candidates a voter may submit votes for in your position, for example, you may choose that a voter must select a minimum of 2 candidates but a maximum of 4.

 

Minimum number of candidates that may be selected for this position

 What is the minimum number of choices you wish your voters to select in this position?

Maximum number of candidates that may be selected for this position

 What is the maximum number of choices you wish your voters to select in this position?

You may display an optional message informing a voter about the selection restrictions for this position

You may write a brief message here to be displayed if your voter tries to submit a vote that does not conform to your minimum and maximum settings.

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