Simply Voting, which launched November 1, 2022, is a web-based online voting system that supports the official online voting needs on campus. Simply Voting provides counting and access control for official online voting and votes requiring authentication, security, and anonymity. Simply Voting currently supports many types of votes.
Email from Simply Voting use the subdomain uwaterloo.simplyvoting.
Types of votes available
Referendum (yes/no) votes
Election first-past-the-post style votes (i.e. vote for 'x' of 'n' candidates)
Specify ballot or question introductory text
Attach photos & descriptions for each candidate if desired
Allow for a single winner or multiple winners
Allow voting for write-in candidates
Control the minimum and maximum number of candidates voters are allowed to select
Control whether voters are allowed to abstain from voting
Setting up an election: After your account has been created, the Election Manager Guide in the Help portal will walk you through your first election. If you are having issues with configuring your election, get in touch with IST: