Implement an official online voting feature.
This would be a wonderful addition, also the ability to limit some votes to a particular group or groups
Very good idea - as long as the vote is confidential.
While I understand your concerns about the ability to validate voters, we are faced with the possibility of not being able to hold large meetings for quite some time. Some sort of absentee voting will have to happen and it would be great if we could do it through the website
Yes! As a 55+ community with COVID-19 fears, we were really challenged, not so much with the actual voting, but counting the votes in a safe manner. Online voting would have been great. To make it useful, it would need a feature where each response automatically populates a spreadsheet (much like Google & Microsoft forms) for tallying the votes. A signature would be great, but we could also use a custom field added to the HOA owner's account with a unique identifier, or account #, that is only visible to the account owner and admins. This could be used as verification not only for voting but other form submissions.
The ability to also hide and restrict certain votes to specified groups like board or committee.
We would make good use of this feature and use it every year. We have part time owners and it would save some trees used for paper ballots!
In our current Covid-19 environment, this would create a highly useful alternative for HOAs that are faced with possible virtual annual meetings that they must hold per their covenants. It would need a verification procedure, as several comments here note. Our annual meeting is in September. Love to have this by then. Thanks
Yes! This would be a great addition to our site. I see so many comments, I'm not sure this hasn't already been noted, but I'll suggest it anyway. If we can vote, make sure that the number of units a person or group owns is taken into account. One owner of multiple units should be able to place a vote for each unit.
This would be a nice feature-not sure if we could use it in place of an annual assembly meeting where we vote on the budget, officers etc.
However, for testing the water and gaging support for "things", we would use the feature versus polling.
Our HOA would love to see online voting. Same issue as others, getting a quorum for voting to count, etc. All a hassle. If we could put the change or new item on the website for an online vote, we'd get better results.