What is a Weighted ballot?
A ballot that allows some voters to have greater influence on the outcome of the election.
What is Split Weight?
It allows voters to split their voting weight on multiple choices/candidates within a question.
How to build a weighted ballot
Click Voters and download our voter list upload template. Once you set up the spreadsheet, including defining the weights, click Upload Voter List to upload the voter list.
Next, click on the Settings tab and make the appropriate selections for Ballot Type and Anonymous Voting
Visit the Questions tab to create a question. Check the box for Weighted Question.
Make the appropriate selection for Split Weight. (Note that Split Weight only works when multiple choice is enabled.)
Head to the Voters tab and click Import
To upload voters from a previous ballot, use the dropdown menu to select the ballot’s voter list and click Import
To add all voters to the ballot, click on Search and import all of the voters (note it will only import 1 page/50 voters at a time).
Use the Email tab to send voter notification emails to all eligible voters
If sending reminder emails, use the dropdown menu to select the appropriate voter group
Click Activate Ballot to make your ballot go live. Monitor the results using the Reports tab > Results