Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve added a few enhancements to Alignvote. Summary of Sentiment How are end-users answering the survey? Now you can see a summary. From the Voters Guide homepage, see the “Voter Sentiment” section. This shows you a rolled-up summary of how people are answering the quiz. As clearly described at the top of the page, this is NOT a scientific poll, nor is it represented as such. There are numerous…

On average, campaigns directly spent $21.96 per vote in the August 6th Seattle City Council Primary Election. Which Seattle City Council Primary candidates spent the most/least per vote? Based on preliminary numbers of direct expenditures and votes counted as of 8:00PM last night, here’s a chart. Names in bold are, at this writing, most likely to move on to the general November 5th election, though these names could change as the remaining votes come in.…

Alignvote now displays Candidate Videos in your ranking results, as provided by The Seattle Channel. These short video statements help you get to know each candidate a bit better. Example of Video Display Videos are only shown for Participating Candidates. “Participating Candidates” simply means that they took the time to answer the Alignvote Survey via their private dashboard. Alignvote doesn’t charge candidates or voters any fee. Participating candidates get several free benefits, including: Improved Profile…

When you’ve completed the interview on Alignvote, you’ll get a result list of candidates in the race, sorted by how much they agree with you. You can now click the “Show Detail” button, and it will show you, issue by issue, whether the candidate is in alignment with you (thumbs-up) or not aligned with you (thumbs down): Example — for each candidate, you’ll see where you agree and disagree We hope this new level of…