Bob Claus
(952) 974-2337 | email
Sales Director
Paul Bordson-Nolle
(952) 974-2322 | email
Senior Account Manager
Tony Hoff
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Marketing Manager
Melissa Peterson
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Survey and Ballot Systems, Inc.


7653 Anagram Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-7311 United States

About Us

You run elections; we provide the resources, services and security to make those elections highly successful. Since 1990, Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) has partnered with the world’s top associations to plan and manage their candidate nominations and voting processes. Whether you need traditional paper balloting, online voting, onsite voting or a hybrid election, we have the expertise to make it happen. Let us be the independent third party to administer your election or provide you with the tools to run it yourself.

Product Offerings:

We offer a variety of products to meet organizations diverse election needs, which includes:

  • myDirectVote®
  • DirectVote®
  • DiretVotePlus ®
  • DirectVoteCentral®
  • DirectNominations®

myDirectVote: A self-administered, easy-to-use online election solution. Securely hosted in the cloud, SBS has designed myDirectVote to allow organizations to easily build their own customized electronic elections in a protected online environment.

DirectVote: A third-party managed online voting system that uses one voting platform that’s custom built according to an organization’s requirements.

DirectVotePlus: A third-party managed online voting system that’s custom built to an organization’s requirements that allows multiple voting platforms to be used during the election process.

DirectVoteCentral: An election solution that allows for the creation, control and administration of elections across an organization on one central platform. Organizations are able to link their national election with regional, chapter, unit or subgroup voting through a universal ballot page and easy-to-use online election tool.

DirectNominations: Brings the process to the web, which increases the speed and efficiency of obtaining nominations, while reducing staff time and postage costs. Candidates self-register through a secure platform, allowing them to complete their nomination information on their own schedule. Administrators are also able to quickly and effortlessly understand where each candidate is in the nomination process.

Voting Platforms:

We support a variety of voting platforms that include paper, phone, online, and onsite ballots, as well as a customized hybrid of these options.

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Product Information

When you work with Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS) you get much more than an elections service partner. Your election is managed by an industry expert that takes great pride in being transparent, secure, diligent, and having an understanding of what works well vs. what doesn’t. Each client’s project is assigned to a dedicated seasoned project manager to ensure project deliverables are executed as discussed and at the quality level required by the client and SBS.
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