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Possible to use for voting?[edit]

@AnisKoutsi, Valerio Bozzolan, and Ferdi2005:

Wikimedia community members vote and !vote for all sorts of things, including board members for chapters or to confirm adoption of organizational positions for chapters.

Can LimeSurvey make ballots?

A difference between ballots and surveys are that ballots need protection to just be used one time.

I am trying to organize a wiki chapter election. We have email addresses of ~100 members. I want to send each of them a survey with names for about 5 candidates. Voters can check boxes for any candidates they approve, whether one, all, or none. We add the votes in the end, and most votes wins.

Is LimeSurvey able to generate personal survey links in this way? If not, do you have a tool recommendation for something aligned with wiki community values?

Thanks. Blue Rasberry (talk) 21:41, 4 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Bluerasberry: AFAIK LimeSurvey supports that kind of anonymous invitation system. You send 100 anonymous invites to 100 emails and they do the survey and you then process your 100 anonymous results. --Valerio Bozzolan (talk) 09:51, 5 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks, let me talk it over with others and read more about it. Blue Rasberry (talk) 11:32, 5 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Bluerasberry: Having said that Wikimedia Italia uses w:Helios Voting for this stuff. It is a Free Software with cryptographic stuff in mind. --Valerio Bozzolan (talk) 12:23, 5 July 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]