Tony Slater joins Mi-Voice

Welcome Tony! Mi-Voice is delighted to announce that Tony Slater has joined the company as Delivery Director. Below, Tony provides a little more insight into his passion for elections and his role at Mi-Voice… “Watching the 1983 British General Election unfold on television as an 11-year-old ignited a life long passion for politics, elections and the importance of democracy, which I have been fortunate to turn into my career. During 24 years in elections I have worked with emerging political parties in Central and Eastern Europe, managed election campaigns in the UK and Ireland and supported hundreds of organisations large
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Simon Thomson joins Mi-Voice

Welcome Simon! Mi-Voice is delighted to announce that Simon Thomson has joined Mi-Voice as a Director. Simon brings over six years’ experience in elections and training for effective governance. He had a key role in the delivery of the 2012 London Mayoral Election and has experience of working alongside organisations within the NHS, Housing, Professional Body, Pension Fund and Trade Union sectors. Simon’s elections background focuses on dealing with organisations individually to understand their own obstacles and desired outcomes, and has proved to be very successful within Foundation Trusts, Pension Funds, Professional Bodies and Social Housing sectors. Simon’s interest in
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Welcome Julia!

Mi-Voice is pleased to announce that Julia Dixon has joined Mi-Voice as Business Support Executive. She has a background in the charity sector, working to support UK-based charities with legal advice and international projects to prevent violent conflict. Julia brings to Mi-Voice her experience in data analysis, proof-reading, and website content management. She is a graduate of the University of York, and has recently moved to the south coast.   Julia is excited to be working with a product that has the potential to increase accountability and participation within organisations large or small.
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Mi-Voice used to conduct first ever online Belize Youth Council Elections

Mi-Voice used to conduct first ever online Belize Youth Council Elections Mi-Voice has just completed the Belize Department of Youth Services first National District Youth Council Elections. In total 6 Districts ran online ballots to appoint representatives to the position of President, Vice President, Public Relations Officer, Treasurer and Secretary. Mi-Voice created the online ballots on the Department’s behalf with local polling stations set up to record the votes through online terminals. Voting in the elections was high with turnout exceeding 70% on average across the 6 districts, with the Belize District registering the highest number of votes cast with
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WebRoots Democracy Issues Report on Secure E-Voting

On Tuesday 26th January WebRoots launched it report on secure e-voting. The report examines the key security challenges facing the implementation of online voting for UK elections, as well as the methods to overcome them. This report is made up of contributions from global experts and academics in the electronic voting industry and follows the “Viral Voting” report which looked more widely at the benefits and challenges for modernising elections in the UK. Mi-Voice is delighted to of contributed to the report and would like to thank WebRoots for all their hard work in putting the document together. A copy
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Welcome Deborah!

Welcome Deborah! Mi-Voice is pleased to welcome Deborah O’Doherty, as Business Executive, where she will be involved in many areas of the Mi-Voice organisation. Deborah’s working background encompasses Pharmaceutical, Computer, Automotive, Finance and Retail companies, where she was responsible for marketing, sales support and event management. In all these areas, a high level of customer focussed, detailed accuracy and the ability to work to tight deadlines skills were required – all of which Mi-Voice offer their clients. In her spare time Deborah is a keen road cyclist and is often seen around the New Forest roads, in the winter her
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Make Your Mark – Get Set, GO!

Make Your Mark – Get Set, GO! August 2014 The 2014 Make Your Mark ballot is now live! the UK Youth Parliament’s annual ballot of the public, giving young people their say on what is debated by their Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) in the House of Commons on 14th November. The ballot will decide which five topics from a shortlist of ten will be debated in the chamber by elected MYPs. The debate will be chaired by The Rt. Hon.John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, recorded in Hansard and broadcast live on BBC Parliament. From these,
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Union Achieves Record Turnout

Congratulations to USSU! Well done Surrey Students’ Union. They have just recorded their highest ever turnout in their Spring 2014 elections, exceeding their previous highest total by 1,300 votes. We are awaiting a debrief from their elections team to find out more about how they achieved such an impressive increase. As soon as we have a little more information we will update this post!
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Welcome to our new website

Well, it has been a long time coming but our new site has gone live. It explains far more clearly what we do and who we do it for and the initial feedback has been good! There is a lot happening at the moment with Mi-Voice. We are working on a number of new products to help facilitate elections and there are also updates on the way to our e-voting platform. We will be making further announcements through the News Section on these developments over the coming months. Finally, a big thank you to the team from Brand Bamboo for
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