Success story

Scientific conference:
“Elections. Today and tomorrow”

The scientific conference “Elections. Today and tomorrow” was an event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Russian electoral system. The conference addressed the development of Russian electoral legislation and the potential for modern information technologies in the electoral process.

The event was organized by the Central Election Commission of Russia.

What

Voting for the best electoral system

Conference participants were asked to vote for the best electoral system: traditional, electronic or mixed.

Solution

Online voting with Polys

To grab the audience’s attention and get the conference participants more involved in the discussion, the organizers decided to hold a vote. Online voting on the Polys platform suited the format of the event perfectly. It helped to concentrate the delegates’ attention on one of the main topics of the conference and produced immediate feedback. During the conference accreditation process, all the participants received special tickets with links to the vote, so the process itself was simple and took very little time.

Results

1
Polys was ideally suited to the conference format
2
Higher level of audience engagement
3
100 people voted

Quote

Olga Bobrova,
Chief of Staff of the Central Election Commission of Russia.

The introduction of online voting at the conference significantly increased the delegate’s interest in the event and surprised even experienced chairmen of the regional commissions.