Ballot Design - Collecting Free Form Responses & Comments

Collecting membership feedback can be very useful to many organizations, to help, a ballot can be set up to collect feedback from voters without needing to make a selection on a formal ballot question. If you are looking to collect feedback as part of a ballot question where voters are required to make a selection, please see Ask for Comments.

Setup

From "Position or Question Type", choose Nominations, then select Continue.

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In "Add Question Details", enter a Question Title, then select Continue.

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Configure the ballot options in the below two areas;

Voters nominate

  • Can be customized by selecting “Other”.
  • Enter a custom text or leave it blank.
  • Unselect "Capture Nominations" so nominations are no longer required

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Question settings

  • Enable "Ask for comments" in the question settings
  • The instructions for the comments box can be changed from the default instructions
  • Comments are optional, so voters can submit a ballot without comments

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Ballot Example of Free Form Responses

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If you are looking to collect feedback as part of a ballot question where voters are required to make a selection, please see Ask for Comments.



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Apr 25, 2024