Primary Republican Phones
Improve the number quality over the base numbers in webElect by adding the Premium phone append data from a 3rd party phone append vendor.  Usually this service runs per number appended, but by offering a…
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Voter Scoring - Florida
Voter ScoringVoter Scoring is a powerful component of the webElect.net voter targeting system. The score is used as a basic measure of predictability that a voter will vote. Scores range from 1 to 99 with…
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Remove Already Voted
UPDATEYou no longer need to do this manual method of removing.  You can turn on the walk target's option to auto-remove already voted and we will remove any non-walked voters that have voted as we…
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GOP Data Center
Campaigns needing to share their data with the GOP Data Center can now do so for walk data.  Phone Bank data sharing will be coming soon. 1) In the old menu, click "Campaign Settings", scroll…
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Phone Bank Overview
Watch How To Setup a Test Project The integrated phone bank feature allows campaigns to efficiently contact targeted lists of voters via phone calls.For more info on how to make calls using our phone banking…
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Contribution Query
OverviewThe contribution query tool allows you to filter contributions filed with the Florida Division of Elections since the 2006 election cycle by recipient and donor criteria.  Results are sorted in descending order by total amount…
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Making Calls
Making Calls This page will go over how to go over making calls using the three phone banking options, Standard Dialing, Powerdialing, and VoIP. Standard Dialing**Standard dialing is included in the both the Classic and Pro packages. What…
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Query Output Options
Query Output OptionsOverview This page explains the different query output options and how to use them. Once you have finished running your query, you will arrive at the Query Processing Options page and see the options…
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Website Signup Forms
PRO featureSignup forms allow you to collect contact information from interested website visitors.  Unlike other services' signup forms, webElect interactively links the submitted info with the visitor's voter record allowing you to utiilize this info…
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Link to MailChimp
PRO Feature Linking to MailChimp allows you to link webElect Groups/Tags with MailChimp List Groups such that anytime a voter is added to one of your webElect Groups/Tags and has an email address, they will…
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Questions Data 1. How often is the data updated? 2. Who owns and who has access to the data? 3. What happens to our data if the subscription expires? 4. What happens to my data…
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Features
Most webElect features are available as part of our monthly subscription packages and are listed in the Feature table below. A few features are available as stand-alone options that are paid in full once per…
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Mobile Apps
Install InstructionsiPhone - Open Safari and goto https://app.webelect.net (make sure you are not in Private browsing mode). Click the Sharing icon and select to Add To Homescreen from the list. Android - Open Chrome and goto https://app.webelect.net and…
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Vote-by-Mail Info
This information only applies to state Primary and General election dates.  Local county and municipal elections not held on the same dates as state Primary and General elections must follow the Working With SOE Absentee…
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Working With SOE Absentee Data
webElect has the ability to automatically load AB data from the Florida Division of Elections for elections held at the same time as the statewide Primary and General elections.  If your election is not held…
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Beta Features
The following features are currently in beta testing.Campaigns can request access to these new features that have not yet been formally released and require beta testing.  These features may be incomplete and more likely to…
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Icon and Code Legend
Voted Status Codes The following is a list of codes used to indicate voting method as provided by the Division of Elections. Status Code Voted by Mail A Vote-by-Mail Ballot Not Counted B Voted Early…
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Mobile App Instructions
Install InstructionsiPhone - Open Safari and goto https://app.webelect.net (make sure you are not in Private browsing mode). Click the Sharing icon and then select to Add To Homescreen. Android - Open Chrome and goto https://app.webelect.net and click the…
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Changelog (app)
18.31 - 6/15/2018 Fixed issue where only action on a survey form was removing the voter from a group not being saved Fix for display issues sometimes running off the screen or rending the headers…
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Phone Numbers
Records in webElect can have multiple phone numbers added from different methods and sources. Most times, you only want a single number for a record so we prioritize multiple numbers for selection as the "Best…
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Printing Walk List and Petition Forms
We have added the ability to print petition forms in the exact order as the walk list when printing walk packets.  If you select the markers in the order you want them walked and use…
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Printing Pre-Filled Petition or Absentee Request Forms
***BE SURE TO VERIFY YOUR SOE WILL ACCEPT THE FORMS BEFORE USING*** webElect.net allows you to print pre-filled petition and AB request forms so electors only need to sign and date the form to complete…
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Targeting Voters - Basics
OverviewThis page describes how to use the Targeting tools available in webElect to do a basic filter of your voter dataset based on a range of criteria. Once you pull a list of voters, you…
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Walk/Canvassing Overview
We recommend you first read the tips section at the bottom of the page and then watch the videos.VideosCreating the Walk Target and setting app options on the website:http://youtu.be/oTznvwjcsG8Using the mobile app to walk the…
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Canvassing with the Mobile App
OverviewThe webElect Mobile App gives a campaign the ability to identify targeted voters/households on a map, review information about voters while walking up to knock on a door, and record information obtained in a canvassing…
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User Location Data
Why To Use Location DataAllowing the webElect App to access your phone or device's location data enables the user to see his/her location on the Map interface of a Walk Packet, represented by a yellow…
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Sign-up Forms
Embedable sign-up forms allow you to feed your public website's visitor sign-ups directly into webElect.  In addition to storing the user's contact information and the related groups/tags you assign to each form, webElect attempts to…
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webElect Videos
Table of ContentsTargeting VotersWalk/CanvassingQuery Output OptionsFinanceFundraisingGroupsTargeting VotersTargeting BasicsLearn the basics of how to pull voter lists and target specific blocs of voters in your campaign dataset.Target Voters Using Municipal and Special ElectionsLearn how to use…
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Ringless Voicemail
Ringless Voicemail is a feature that delivers a recorded message directly to voicemail systems without placing a call to the phone.  This provides for mass delivery of messages direct to most cell phone carriers.  We…
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Entering Walk Packet Results
Overview There are several ways to enter results from your walk packets. Use the webElect App to enter data on your smartphone/device as you walk! Visit our Mobile App Instructions page for set up and…
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Map Target by Precinct
Overview Instead of having to look at the entirety of a Walk Target on the map, which can be overwhelming and difficult to create packets on, webElect gives you the option to map a single…
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Print Prefilled Petitions
Overview There are several ways to print prefilled petition forms in webElect. You can run a general target/query, you can query a group you've made, you can print petitions for a Walk Packet you've made,…
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Targeting Gated Communities
Overview This page describes how to target voters who live in gated communities and thus are hard to reach via canvassing. Query these voters like you would any others, save it as a Walk Target…
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Orange County SOE Voter File Formulas
OverviewTo filter a voter file from the Orange County Supervisor of Elections, use the formulas provided below. The first formula filters for a specific election by date. Additional formulas are also listed to help you…
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Configuring webElect Finance for Your Next Campaign
Overview:This document explains how to configure the Finance module for your next campaign by archiving old bank accounts, creating new accounts, and changing your finance reporting ID number and calendar dates.How-to Video:Step-by-Step Instructions:1. Archive old…
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Email Addresses
Email addresses in webElect come from a variety of sources, indicated with the Source Codes listed in the table below.  The addresses provided are exactly as they are recorded from the various sources.  We do…
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Targeting Voters
OverviewThis page is the central hub of webElect's guide to our voter targeting tool. Read the descriptions below of each targeting technique and then click the titles to view how-to videos and written step-by-step instructions.Basics…
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July Absentee Issue (Congressional Report)
The following is a list of precincts in each Congressional district that were affected by our July Absentee Issue.  Any AB reports pulled between July 15th and July 26th that included these precincts were affected.…
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July Absentee Issue (Senate Report)
The following is a list of precincts in each Senate district that were affected by our July Absentee Issue.  Any AB reports pulled between July 15th and July 26th that included these precincts were affected.…
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July Absentee Issue
Who is affected? Anyone running AB reports on July 26th between 3pm and 9pm likely missed 5% to 30% of AB records, depending on the county and precincts selected. Prior to 3pm on July 26th…
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Getting Started Guide
Table of ContentsLogging InAdministrationLook-up Voter InfoTargeting Voters, Voter Lists, Labels, etc.Walk/CanvassingSign Delivery ModuleAdd ContactsTrack voters with GroupsImporting DataFinanceFundraisingMobile AppFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ)How-to VideosTerms of Service and Privacy Policy Logging InWhen a campaign adds you as…
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Targeting Voters - Precinct/Target Analysis
OverviewUse this technique to analyze precincts based on voter targeting criteria of your choosing. Once the data-set is filtered, you can see  how many registered voters each precinct contains and the party breakdown, how many…
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Data Retention
OverviewwebElect always retains your saved data even for voters no longer in your district. All data remains tied to the voter's voter ID regardless of whether or not they are in your current district/data set…
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Terms of Service
ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF SERVICE AGREEMENT. The webElect.net Service, owned and operated by webElect.net LLC ("webElect.net"), is provided to you ("Customer") under the terms and conditions of this webElect.net Service Agreement. BY COMPLETING THE SERVICE…
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Sign Delivery Module
Note: To use the mapping features, you must have paid for the Google Maps Integration option.OverviewTrack sign requests by looking up individual records on the website, updating the mobile walk app, or by scanning barcodes…
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Barcode Scanner Set-up
Symbol LS-2208 Barcode Scanner We recommend this laser barcode scanner. The cheaper non-laser scanners can not scan the compact barcodes we use on reports. Amazon Link: http://amzn.com/B00EUN42SO The default settings for the LS-2208 Barcode scanner need…
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Absentee Status Codes
The following is a list of Absentee Request Status codes as provided by the Division of Elections Status Code Cancelled C Voter Error E Mailed M Returned with No Signature N Provided P Requested R…
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User Levels
Overview: webElect gives you the ability to set user access and permissions by selecting one of five user levels, ranging from "Level 1 - Restricted" to "Level 9 - Administrator". You can set these for…
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Importing Data
OverviewThere are 3 main reasons campaigns import data to webElect: Tag voters into Groups based on external lists. For example, placing voters into Support/Oppose groups based on results exported from a VoIP system, or tagging…
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Targeting Voters - Combine Multiple Queries
OverviewOne advanced technique for complex targeting efforts is to combine queries by running the Query/Targeting tool multiple times. For example, you can make a group composed of voters who have either voted in specific municipal…
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Targeting Voters - Municipal and Special Elections
OverviewOne advanced targeting technique is to use non-standard election dates as criteria to select voters. This is especially effective when filtering for municipal and special election voters. Note: Make sure to test that the county…
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Privacy Policy
Our privacy policy is listed in items 5 and 6 of our Terms of ServicePRIVACY AND YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. webElect.net recognizes the importance of privacy. webElect.net will never disclose its clients, client conversations, or any…
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State Finance Reporting Instructions
OverviewwebElect provides convenient automation for the preparation of your campaign finance reports. In order to use this tool, all contributions and expenses must already be entered for the given period. Once this is complete, click…
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Group Management
Overview: Your campaign has the ability to track voters and contacts by adding them to groups. For example, voters who support, oppose, or are undecided in their preference toward a candidate can be labeled as…
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Reimbursement Transaction Entry Instructions
OverviewCampaigns often have to reimburse an individual who made purchases on behalf of the campaign. Due to changes in Florida law, not only does this reimbursement need to be recorded as an expense on the…
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Clients and Testimonials
Mac Wright, CEO at Win Your Race, Winter Park"As a voice broadcast consultant I have to say after 16 years of experience that your records system is the easiest, most affordable and quickest file generation…
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Combining Data From Two Spreadsheets
If you have data in one spreadsheet you want to append onto matching records in another spreadsheet, you can use the VLookup function.  Here's the requirements: Both spreadsheets must have a unique identifier (like voter…
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Changelog
4/7/15Fixed walk packet listing so the time update value does not change when system updates occur2/9/15Added Activity Reports link to Main MenuAdded Walk Summary Report to Activity Reports Menu showing walk activity of volunteers.10/30/14Added the…
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Race Codes - Florida
These character codes are used for race designation. We usually use the character code but occasionally you will see Florida's original numeric code also listed here.   1 I American Indian or Alaskan Native 2…
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