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. With pandemic restrictions in mind, a portion of voters needed a way to stay connected throughout the meeting remotely. By utilizing CloudVOTE software along with Zoom, the Bureau held a hybrid meeting where everyone felt like 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.
For an electoral assembly met with COVID-19 restrictions, such as the Virginia Farm Bureau, amending the voting process presents several unique challenges. Instead of meeting for three days as a single group of 200 members, they decided to split up to 14 different locations around their state and vote electronically.