How To's

How To: Disqualify a candidate during a live election
If for any reason you need to disqualify a candidate in an election, or a candidate pulls out after voting has started, you can do this easily. Step 1:...
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020 at 3:11 PM
How to: Set up an Election
This article will cover the steps to set up an election on UnionCloud, including: - Categories - Positions - Election - List election set up - Check nominat...
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020 at 9:32 AM
How To: Use a Dynamic user group in an election
If you have a Dynamic User Group and want to use it in an election, you will need to firstly change it into a custom user group. This is extremely simpl...
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020 at 2:52 PM
How To: Re-order Categories and Positions
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020 at 8:36 AM
How To: View all candidate manifestos on one page
You can now view all manifestos that candidates have submitted via self nomination on one page.  This is fantastic if you would like to develop the page...
Wed, 5 Feb, 2020 at 3:27 PM
Elections Web App Guide
Introducing the new Mobile Voting Web App. A hugely improved way for students to vote in your Union elections. You still add your elections, candi...
Wed, 3 Mar, 2021 at 10:14 AM
How To: Redirect students after voting
If you're looking to run a survey for students after they have finished voting, you can do this with the 'Post Election Redirect URL' feature in...
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020 at 10:01 AM
Top Tips for a successful election on UnionCloud
A checklist for success! Ensure your data is up to date.  Uploaded files should be processed at a recommended 2 weeks in advance. Make sure all members...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 12:02 PM
How To: Embed a video manifesto into an election
If you are looking to create video manifestos for your candidates in an election, UnionCloud will allow you to embed their video into the voting web app. ...
Tue, 8 Dec, 2020 at 8:41 AM
How To: Show nomination details by default
If you want to ensure that all information is visible to students at nomination, you can easily make the 'Responsibilities' and 'Additional info...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2021 at 2:35 PM