Towns like Stow, Raynham or Seekonk had to use multi-room voting to accommodate the need for social distancing when a single space couldn’t hold enough residents. The solution Meridia can provide covers two rooms with a single receiver, extending the reception range and enabling every vote to be counted.
The Michigan Farm Bureau was met with some unique challenges during their November 30th meeting. While keeping pandemic restrictions in mind, a portion of voters needed a way to stay connected throughout the meeting while being miles away from the voting location. By utilizing CloudVOTE software, the Michigan Farm Bureau held a hybrid meeting where virtual & live participants voted and discussed each article as if they were in the same room.
Holding a large outdoor voting session can be complicated event, but not for the town of Westwood, MA. By implementing Meridia’s TownVOTE electronic voting system into their most recent special town meeting, they made it accurate, secure, and fast to register over 1,000 votes in a contentious vote to approve borrowing of $84,610,386 for a new school.
TownVOTE software operates through visual mediums such as projector screens and smartphone displays, so it’s crucial that every piece of information is able to be easily read and interpreted by everyone in your audience, including those with auditory disabilities like color blindness. TownVOTE voting grid has been redesigned to include instantly recognizable indicators of how each person voted in the new High Contrast mode.
Focus group research can be a blessing and a curse for both the companies that seek the insights and for those who conduct the research. The findings can mean the difference between product launch success and failure, so it’s crucial to put the right questions to the right people and to capture unbiased answers—and that’s often harder than it sounds.