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

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