The 140th annual convention took another step toward embracing 21st century technology by introducing electronic voting for leadership positions.

Screen Shot 2014-12-02 at 4.18.07 PMUsing a web-based platform available through, ballots were created and tallied electronically, eliminating the need for the old-fashioned fill-in-the-dot ballots and unreliable scanning equipment. There were some initial hiccups with spotty Internet connectivity and confusion about logging in and passwords, but the process grew smoother with each subsequent ballot. Lessons were learned and processes will be streamlined in the future, but overall this new way of voting was deemed a success – and a new way of “doing convention” was born.

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