Luckily, an online voting solution can help your coop or credit union overcome each of these hurdles and can lead to some additional benefits as well. With an online voting solution in place, your members can vote from their own personal devices, no matter where they are in the world. This ensures that all members can participate in your event, even if they can’t attend in person.
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Voting online can also make it easier for your busier members to participate as well. Participating in the event online does not require the additional time it takes to get to and from the meeting, saving hours if not an entire day, depending on where your members are coming from. You can also choose to have the online voting portal open for a certain period of time before, during, and after the meeting itself, giving your members the option to cast their votes when its easiest for them.
Finally, an online voting solution can help you coop or credit union meet the current demand for virtual and hybrid events. Most online voting solutions should be able to integrate with your preferred video conferencing solution, so your members will be met with a familiar meeting environment while being able to cast their votes through a secure platform that guarantees the integrity and secrecy of their choices.
With an online voting solution in hand, you can offer your members an accessible platform that encourages participation by making the voting process simple and convenient. As always, the most important factor in choosing the right online voting solution for your coop or credit union is the experience and expertise of the provider. Backed by a team of experts, you can be sure that the online voting technology is not only secure, but also flexible enough to meet your needs.
You can learn more about online voting for coops and credit unions here.