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1. How many students at your school are eligible to vote in your
2. What percentage actually vote? (Rough average of the last
3 years, rounded to the nearest percentage point)
3. When do you hold your election?
4. How many days does your election run from start to finish?
5. What do you think are the TWO biggest causes of low voter
students having to go out and vote at a central location
voting locations that are out of the way for many students
students not getting enough information about candidates, and refusing
to vote without enough information.
students unaware of election
6. Do you award prizes for voting?
7. If you give out prizes, do you think this idea improves turnout?
If you do not, do you think that it would?
8. How do you promote your election, so that students know when,
where, and how to vote? Please check any and all that apply.
posted flyers on campus
handing out flyers to students
school newspaper/publication articles
college radio station announcements
9. Do you have any unique promotional ideas?
10. Do you contract a company to run your election? If you do,
what is the name of the company?
11. How do your constituents vote?
Voting booths/machines - voters enter a booth and vote using
a mechanical voting machine. This machine records the number of votes
for each candidate.
Paper ballot - voters mark a piece of paper next to the names
of candidates, place the paper in a box, and results are hand counted.
Online - voters cast their ballots on a web site
E-mail Based- voters send an e-mail with their ballot.
12. How long have you run your elections this way?
13. What do you like about this system? What works well?
14. What don't you like about your system? What are it's disadvantages?
15. Is your student government considering running elections
already using online voting, and happy with it
already using online voting, and unhappy
16. Are you interested in finding out about CollegeVote.com's
easy to use, secure online voting system?
17. In the last three years, have you had anything go wrong with
your elections? If so, please briefly describe what happened…
18. How much does it cost each year for you to run your election
in terms of:
Marketing costs: $
Renting of equipment: $
Other expenses: $
What is the total amount of man-hours required to run your election?
19. In the Lehigh University's last election student government
election, CollegeVote.com TRIPLED their voter turnout. If Lehigh had
3000 students, how much would you guess we billed them for?
under a thousand dollars
between $1000 and $1250
between $1251 and $1500
Between $1501 and $1750
Between $1751 and $2000
Over 2000 dollars.
20. Based on the number of voters that you have at your school,
how much would you consider buying our service for if we guaranteed
that we could double your voter turnout?
under a thousand dollars
between $1000 and $1500
between $1501 and $2000
Between $2000 and $2500
Between $2500 and $3000
Over 3000 dollars.
21. Would you utilize a FREE Forum, where you can communicate
with leaders in other student governments across the United States?
This forum can be used to ask question, share ideas, and help your fellow
22. Do you want to sign up for our FREE Newsletter so that you
can receive more information than just the special report? The newsletter
is sent once every 10 to 14 days, and contains updates on our site's
progress, as well as valuable information that will help you run your
YES I am interested! Please sign me up for the CollegeVote.com Newsletter.
No thank you.
23. Because of the time involved for us to make sure your election
runs smoothly, CollegeVote.com can only offer our online voting service
to 30 student governments between now and May 15th, 2004. Out of those
thirty, one will be selected to receive a FREE ELECTION! Do you want
to find out more about this promotion?
24. Roughly what percentage of your student population are commuters?