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Running elections for your group
Running elections for your group
Lauren Taylor avatar
Written by Lauren Taylor
Updated over a week ago

CampusGroups offers a secure way to run elections and allows you to create positions, candidates and view results.

  1. Log in to CampusGroups

  2. Manage your group

  3. Click on Surveys & Forms

   4. Click Create

   5. Click on the Election icon

   6. Customize the name of the election (e.g., SGA Elections 2021)

   7. Determine the Settings for your elections are set to the following:

  • Login required should be set to Yes

  • Disable editing should be set to Yes 

  • Single answer should be set to Yes

  • Under the Notifications tab, type the name or paste the emails of the members whom you want to receive notifications every time a vote is submitted

   8. Click on Save

   9. Click on the Add Question button

   10. Select the Election question type and add candidates' information (e.g., name, description, files, videos)

   11. Click on Save

   11. Click on Preview to view what users will see

   12. From the Surveys & Forms page, click on the menu icon and select Access Rights to publish the election and designate who is allowed to vote

13. When you make your adjustments, click Save

   14. When you click on the menu icon next to the name of the election, you can select Send Survey and email the election to yourself and fill it in for testing purposes

   15. When setting up the email to yourself, be sure to attach the link to the election
 in the email

   16. Once the vote has taken place, you can check submissions and view results by clicking on the name of the election in your list of surveys and forms, then select Stats

Note: Stats will allow you to access statistics, answers ratios, and date/time of answers. You will also be able to view detailed results of the elections and download them into Excel.

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