Please rank the following ideas for improving the CIVS voting service. If you think an idea is bad, rank it below "do nothing ranked below this". You can also write in new ideas, but do check the list to see if your idea is already there. Your feedback is appreciated! CIVS is an open-source project on GitHub, and you are also welcome to try implementing your ideas. If you're not happy with any of the language translations, please let us know by making a GitHub pull request or opening an issue there.

Only the 10 favorite choices will win the poll.
The poll ends in due course. The poll supervisor is Andrew Myers (andru@cs.cornell.edu). Contact the poll supervisor if you need help.

Give each of the following choices a rank, where a smaller-numbered rank means that you prefer that choice more. For example, give your top choice the rank 1. Give choices the same rank if you have no preference between them. You do not have to use all the possible ranks. All choices initially have the lowest possible rank.

 Choice Rank
In Condorcet-IRV, solve last place ties by counting 2nd last, etc.
Support Norwegian.
Allow polls that can be repeated (e.g., for daily restaurant choice).
Allow the poll supervisor to edit features of the poll such as who can see the results.
Restrict to one rank per vote (no ties, so cannot select multiple candidates as #1)
Report raw Condorcet results without completion algorithms - Condorcet winners and groups of Smith/Schwartz sets
Existing votes should rank new write-ins as "No opinion", not last place.
Do nothing ranked below this
Support SSL/TLS to protect against network adversaries (e.g., employers).
Get rid of IP filtering for public polls, it stops two people from voting from behind the same NAT.
Allow write-in entries to be case-sensitive.
Allow candidates to decline involvement in election, with result calculated using the reduced list.
Allow people to see how a poll is going before it closes.
Automatic time-based closing of polls.
Allow supervisor to change public poll so it is publicized on home page or make that the default for public polls
Eliminate ballot quantity limitations for test polls. Will allow for weighted ballots.
Allow definition of pop-up descriptions for each poll choice
Support Japanese.
Provide the option not adding "(write-in)" to the name of write-in candidates. (write-in)
Election supervisor-defined text field for the beginning of system mail subject line.
Make results universally verifiable.
Option to show list of invited email addresses to voters, to prevent ballot stuffing.
Provide a link for the poll results on the "Poll Control" page.
Add an option for private polls to be automatically closed when everyone has voted
Do not publish email in plain text.
Support Russian.
Support more Condorcet completion algorithms.
Poll option to have an acceptability threshold pseudo-choice.
Make current results visible even before a poll is closed, even for private polls.
Require a CAPTCHA for rank submissions and/or write-ins
Improve the user interface for voting.
See who has voted so far
Add option to re-send ballots ONLY to non-voters, to avoid spamming those who already voted.
Please add a possiblity in the email to mark that a poll is abusive/spam/fraud/harassing (write-in)
Add support for STV multiple winner: Schulze, CPO, Meek, Warren.
Switch to "radio buttons" when poll has only two choices.
Be able to manually choose the language on the home page and the invitation email rather than automatically basing it on the user's browser preferences
Allow multiple questions per poll.
Support comparison with Simple Majority vote.
Support IRV elections.
allow supervisors to add categories for poll (politics, films, novels, etc.) and allow sorting of polls on home page by category
Tie votes to something other than IP address for those with NAT addresses.
Allow turning off any kind of verification and just let people vote multiple times (voter may be on the same network)
Allow supervisors to send private keys personally.
Allow adding votes
Support sending results by email through the system.
Allow some form of voter signature.
Show times with local timezone in election results.
Have a mandatory "non of the above" option. (write-in)
Allow option to only accept ballots with a strict complete ordering.
Have Punjabi as a Language of Choice for Gurdwara Elections (write-in)
Allow voter to check and revise vote, until vote is closed.
Allow removal of poll results by the administrator after poll closes
Allow customizing the polls presented after finishing a vote (write-in)
Allow a candidate to be removed after the election has been started.
Support Range Voting.
Elections where individuals vote with a variable number of admin-specified shares.
Allow option to reveal list of people who voted, but without their ballots.
Allow changing your vote before the vote closes.
Support https- and GPG-encrypted mail.
Allow user to manually switch language away from what browser preferences state. Some translations are impossible to understand.
Support Greek.
Add secondary interface in which 1v1 face-offs can be used instead of ranking the options
Optimize web page for small/mobile screens.
Allow the organiser to edit the poll before it is started.
When adding a write-in, don't throw away my rankings so far.




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