With Conferencing Center's Web Client, voting on questions posed by the conference host can take place in real-time. Voting is only available if the host initiates it by entering the voting questions.
Only the host can enter questions for voting. Voting questions must be in a yes/no format.
To broadcast a voting question:
Enter the voting question (up to 512 characters) into the Vote Question text box towards the bottom of the Web Client window.
Click Send. It takes a few seconds for the question to be broadcasted to all conference participants. When the question appears in the larger text box, then the question has been broadcasted. All other participants can now see the voting question in the text box at the bottom of their Web Client screen.
- Once all votes have been cast, repeat steps 1 and 2 to enter the next voting question.
When the question is broadcasted, participants then have the option to cast their votes.
Voting options are:
To cast your vote, do the following:
When the voting question appears in the text box, select the drop down menu under Vote and highlight your voting option.
As each vote is cast, the participant's vote is displayed accordingly on the Web Client. Voting results for each question are displayed to all conference participants.
Voting results are represented with the following icons:
= A Yes vote was selected.
= A No vote was selected.
= An Abstain vote was selected.
= Participant did not vote.
Aside from viewing each participant's voting result on a per question and per vote basis, participants can also view the consolidated voting results of all questions up to that point.
To view the consolidated voting results:
Click on the Web Client. This displays a list of the voting questions up to that point.
Click the question to view its respective voting results. Voting results will have the following fields for each question:
A tally of the number of participants who did not vote on that particular question.
A tally of Yes votes for that particular question.
A tally of No votes for that particular question.
A tally of the number of participants who selected Abstain as their voting choice.
Total number of votes for that particular question.
Click Close to close the Voting Results window.
Email Voting Results
When a conference ends, the host can receive an email with the voting questions and results. To enable this feature, the host's valid email address must have been entered at the time the conference was booked, the email function was activated, and the email client must be HTML enabled.
The following information will be available on the email: