SEATTLE, WA, October 13, 2015 – Democracy Live announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide innovative balloting tools to the public sector through U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance, the leading national cooperative purchasing program. Democracy Live was awarded the contract by lead public agency Fairfax County, VA, based on demonstrated success of its LiveBallot application which makes it possible for voters with disabilities, voters in the military, and Americans living abroad to access their local ballot materials online. With over 500 successful deployments to date, Democracy Live is the leading provider of web balloting in the United States.
This electronic balloting contract reflects the common mission of U.S. Communities and Democracy Live in transforming government through innovative technologies and solutions that better serve governments and their constituents, save agencies time and money, and improve overall operating results.
The exclusive contract gives the more than 6,000 election officials and other public agencies access to Democracy Live’s team of elections and voting technology experts. The company boasts more than a century of combined state and local-level election administration and voting technology experience.
Democracy Live strives to ensure its tools are cost effective and create efficiencies that improve the delivery and processing of ballots. Used in over 500 elections by U.S. voters in over 96 countries and on every continent, Democracy Live has a proven track record and is a trusted name in the industry.
Bryan Finney, Democracy Live CEO, said, “We are committed to building a partnership with U.S. Communities and helping to build on their success. Participating in this platform furthers Democracy Live’s ability to provide innovative solutions that help election administrators improve operations saving time and resources.”
“We are excited to bring this innovative contract to agencies nationwide. As part of the innovation solicitation, this contract provides agencies with technology that will help provide balloting services in an efficient and effective way,” said Cathy Muse, Director for Department of Purchasing and Supply Management for Fairfax County, VA.
About Democracy Live
Democracy Live, based in Seattle, Washington, was founded in 2007 with the goal of simplifying the voting process for all US citizens by providing innovative and accessible balloting tools that also reduce the cost of holding elections. In 2010, Democracy Live released its LiveBallot application to make it possible for voters with disabilities, voters in the military, and Americans living abroad to access their local ballot materials online. With over 500 successful deployments to date, Democracy Live is the largest provider of web balloting in the United States.
For more information visit www.democracylive.com