EasyPollWorker Software Improves Processes for Franklin County Elections

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EasyVote Solutions’ Election Management Platform Helps Franklin County Clerk’s Office Save Time and Money; Provides Better Election Experience for Voters

"We realized the (EasyVote) software could streamline our selection process, cut postage costs, and make it easier for our precinct officers to know when and where they will be attending training and working."

By moving to EasyVote’s poll worker management software, that incorporates email and online access to information for precinct officers, Franklin County Clerk’s Office is expanding its efforts to utilize technology to manage elections while providing better service to citizens.

“Identifying precinct officers to work the polls on Election Day, and being able to communicate with them, are difficult tasks when preparing for an election,” said Franklin County Clerk Jeff Hancock. “When we learned about EasyPollWorker, we realized the software could streamline our selection process, cut postage costs, and make it easier for our precinct officers to know when and where they will be attending training and working.”

Before EasyVote, the Clerk’s Office managed scheduling, training, payroll, and contact information through multiple spreadsheets or paper files and spent countless hours making phone calls and assembling mailings. EasyPollWorker was implemented mid-February, and now the Clerk’s Office offers a form on its website for interested citizens to sign up to work upcoming elections. The system provides staff with access to comprehensive electronic records to track applicants and records for existing precinct officers regarding training, assignments, and work history. Through the software, Franklin County provides workers with a secure website and individualized log in access to sign up for training, review information, and complete needed forms. Tools also allow for staff and workers to communicate easily through email, text messaging, and mail.

“We’ve already started working in the system and plan to roll it out for the Primary,” Hancock commented. “If we can identify and communicate with precinct officers easily, then it’s a win-win for everyone – the staff, the precinct officers, and in the end, the voters.”

Precinct officers are needed in Franklin County for the May 17th Primary. If you are interested in working, call (502) 875-8704.

EasyVote’s EasyPollWorker is just one module of the company’s Election Management Platform, which also includes four other best-in-class applications: EasyInventory (manage equipment and supplies), EasyFocus (election project management), EasyCampaignFinance (candidate filing and disclosure), and EasyCheckIn (voter verification, on-site registration, and absentee voting management). EasyVote’s Election Management Platform, designed specifically for election offices, is built upon a combination of cloud-based and mobile software platforms.

EasyVote’s platform ensures the highest levels of data security, eliminates burden on IT department to host and support the software and implementation, and training can be completed in just a few days.

About EasyVote Solutions

EasyVote Solutions, based in Atlanta, GA, is a leading provider of election management software to cities, counties, and state election offices in the United States. EasyVote’s Election Management Platform provides software solutions for critical areas of the election process including asset management, equipment deployment, poll worker management, timely processing of voters, election process oversight, and campaign finance reporting. Proven through relationships with city, county, and state election offices, and featuring state-of-the-art technology, our products reduce the time to perform these election tasks and provide the data needed to make effective decisions.

To learn more about EasyVote Solutions or to request a demonstration of the EasyVote Election Management Platform, please contact sales(at)easyvotesolutions(dot)com, visit http://www.easyvotesolutions.com, or call (855) 467-4823 to speak with an EasyVote representative.

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