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
Allow the organiser to edit the poll before it is started.
When adding a write-in, don't throw away my rankings so far.
Support Russian.
Support Greek.
Elections where individuals vote with a variable number of admin-specified shares.
Allow option to only accept ballots with a strict complete ordering.
Allow customizing the polls presented after finishing a vote (write-in)
In Condorcet-IRV, solve last place ties by counting 2nd last, etc.
Eliminate ballot quantity limitations for test polls. Will allow for weighted ballots.
Add option to re-send ballots ONLY to non-voters, to avoid spamming those who already voted.
See who has voted so far
Provide the option not adding "(write-in)" to the name of write-in candidates. (write-in)
Allow user to manually switch language away from what browser preferences state. Some translations are impossible to understand.
Support French (write-in)
Do nothing ranked below this
Allow definition of pop-up descriptions for each poll choice
Improve the user interface for voting.
Support Dutch (write-in)
Make the "Only X will win" optional. In some cases we just need a ranked list. (write-in)
Allow distributing ballots as individual QR codes (write-in)
Allow voter to check and revise vote, until vote is closed.
Allow voters to edit their vote after the fact (in case of accidents) (write-in)
Require a memory-hard proof of work for each ballot to avoid spam (write-in)
allow supervisors to add categories for poll (politics, films, novels, etc.) and allow sorting of polls on home page by category
Allow people to see how a poll is going before it closes.
Allow poll supervisors to require an authorized GPG signature for each ballot, from a list of fingerprints. (write-in)
Use "Additive" Ranked Ballot: counting the 1st choices & then is no-one has 50%, ADDING IN the next choices & so on till someone finally does. (write-in)
Support comparison with Simple Majority vote.
Allow the poll supervisor to edit features of the poll such as who can see the results.
Provide poll setting to determine tallying method in advance. (No ambiguity afterwards.) (write-in)
Allow write-in entries to be case-sensitive.
Provide a link for the poll results on the "Poll Control" page.
Automatic time-based closing of polls.
Support Japanese.
Get rid of IP filtering for public polls, it stops two people from voting from behind the same NAT.
Have a mandatory "non of the above" option. (write-in)
Support Range Voting.
Show times with local timezone in election results.
Tie votes to something other than IP address for those with NAT addresses.
Report raw Condorcet results without completion algorithms - Condorcet winners and groups of Smith/Schwartz sets
allow donations in Bitcoin (write-in)
Support IRV elections.
Make the default "no opinion" instead of last place, when "no opinion" is an option. (write-in)
Allow adding votes
Allow multiple questions per poll.
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
Support sending results by email through the system.
Allow supervisors to send private keys personally.
Require a CAPTCHA for rank submissions and/or write-ins
Do not publish email in plain text.
Support https- and GPG-encrypted mail.
Make it clear during creation what can and can't be updated after poll is created (write-in)
Support Norwegian.
Add secondary interface in which 1v1 face-offs can be used instead of ranking the options
Support SSL/TLS to protect against network adversaries (e.g., employers).
Option to show list of invited email addresses to voters, to prevent ballot stuffing.
Restrict to one rank per vote (no ties, so cannot select multiple candidates as #1)
Allow polls that can be repeated (e.g., for daily restaurant choice).
Allow changing your vote before the vote closes.
Add approval voting or contrast it with ranked choice on the inital page (write-in)
Switch to "radio buttons" when poll has only two choices.
Allow supervisor to change public poll so it is publicized on home page or make that the default for public polls
Allow turning off any kind of verification and just let people vote multiple times (voter may be on the same network)
Have Punjabi as a Language of Choice for Gurdwara Elections (write-in)
Allow polls to be created with defined ranks and a custom default rank. (write-in)
Support more Condorcet completion algorithms.
Make IP-based voting ("Already voted") optional, for multiple voters on the same network (write-in)
Election supervisor-defined text field for the beginning of system mail subject line.
Poll option to have an acceptability threshold pseudo-choice.
Allow option to reveal list of people who voted, but without their ballots.
Make results universally verifiable.
Allow removal of poll results by the administrator after poll closes
Allow some form of voter signature.
Make current results visible even before a poll is closed, even for private polls.
Add an option for private polls to be automatically closed when everyone has voted
Add support for STV multiple winner: Schulze, CPO, Meek, Warren.
Existing votes should rank new write-ins as "No opinion", not last place.
Add an option to make the poll supervisor's e-Mail private. (write-in)
Allow a candidate to be removed after the election has been started.
Implement single transferable vote (STV) (write-in)
Update process for opt-in to private polls. New 4/21 rule unclear and too many steps for participants. (write-in)
Optimize web page for small/mobile screens.
Please add a possiblity in the email to mark that a poll is abusive/spam/fraud/harassing (write-in)
In anonymous votes, optionally show which people voted already/not yet. This would allow poll supervisors to follow up with slow voters. (write-in)
Allow candidates to decline involvement in election, with result calculated using the reduced list.




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