Digital national elections and E-voting is the future despite recent negative press surrounding the German national elections. Read about how half measures are endangering democracy and the impact of online voting.
Elections are not only expensive but often have a significant carbon footprint. Learn about how to reduce the environmental costs of your next election by switching from postal to online elections.
The Singaporean Presidential election has taken place, or at least Singapore has a new president. In a strange turn of events, the election was cancelled as there was only one candidate. Halimah Yacob has therefore been elected by acclamation.
The UK Cabinet Office has released the total election costs for the recent snap-election. For an election that actually weakened the conservative position in Parliament, opponents and disgruntled backbenchers have been quick to criticise. Yet what makes general election costs so high?
The Norwegian general election has come to a close on Monday’s election. In a tight campaign that pitted the incumbent right-wing coalition against a centre-left opposition, the conservative PM, Erna Solberg seems to have defeated their challengers, with 95% of votes counted.
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has recently announced that citizens will be able to “have their say” on the issue of same-sex marriage, which remains forbidden down under. But the way in which Australians have been asked to have their say is the subject of much controversy. Here we give you a snapshot of why the same-sex marriage vote is making Aussies go postal. Continue reading
Measuring the level of employee engagement within an organization should be standard practice according to many business experts. In the past, conducting employee engagement surveys was a costly and time consuming enterprise. The days of digitalization are upon us and so are online employee engagement surveys. Continue reading
HOAs are democratic institutions and must have a free and fair election process that reflects their democratic principles. Homeowners have the right to elect the board of directors as they see fit, but the election process must be in keeping with bylaws and state or federal legislation.
Every HOA board needs to be democratically elected by the wider membership. The board is the main governing body of any association and this does not change with an HOA. Find out about the importance of elections in Homeowners Associations here as well as what you need to know.
Employee engagement is a hot topic within corporate management circles. Effective business leaders understand that one of the keys to success is developing and maintaining an engaged workforce. An integral step in ensuring this is achieved is carrying out employee engagement surveys. Here we run through some top tips for planning and conducting these surveys. Continue reading
Employee engagement is widely viewed as being crucial to lasting business success. The logic underpinning it is simple: engaged staff are productive staff. Actually achieving a widely engaged workforce, on the other hand, is a little trickier. In this blog series, we explore employee engagement and how to measure it effectively through surveys. First up: what exactly is employee engagement? Continue reading
Whilst not yet in use at the federal election level, online voting in Canada has been in operation in certain elections for over a decade. In this blog post we take a look at the current online voting landscape in Canada and the likely future trend. Continue reading