Voting gives your team the ability to synthesize ideas, come to consensus, and make decisions quickly without fear of sharing honest input.

How to run a voting session

How to vote

How to start an additional voting session

How to review your voting sessions

How to delete a voting session

How to run a voting session from a mobile device

*Specifications:

  • It is not possible to vote on drawings.

  • Collaborators can leave the mural and their vote will still count.

  • You can't currently export voting results.

  • You can vote for the same object more than once.

  • Deleting a voting session permanently deletes the results.

  • Voting restrictions are only available on the web app, not on mobile devices.

How to run a voting session

  1. Click the voting session icon in the top-left corner, then select Start voting session.

  2. In the Start voting session box, complete the following fields.

    1. Name the session and choose the number of votes per person.

    2. Choose who has the ability to end the voting session. This can be restricted to Just me and facilitators or Any member.

    3. Choose what objects can be voted on and whether or not the voting session is on the Entire canvas or a Selected section. You can use one at a time, or both together to really hone in on the content you want people to vote one. If you choose Selected section, you’ll be prompted to drag a square over the objects you want to include in the session and click Next to start voting.

  3. Click Start.

  4. You’ll then be able to see the progress of the voting session in the top of the mural.

  5. When everyone is finished, click End voting session.

  6. The results of the voting session will then appear on the screen for everyone to view.

How to vote

Once a voting session is started, collaborators vote by clicking once directly on the desired object(s). Each individual can see how many votes they have left. To deselect a vote that’s already cast, they can hold the shift key while clicking on it. All votes are anonymous.

How to start an additional voting session

Follow the instructions above to start additional voting sessions. All of your sessions will appear on the top of the mural.

How to review your voting session results

  1. Click the voting icon and select Show votes.

  2. In the Highlight votes bar at the top of the mural, select the radio button for which voting session you want to review. Once selected, circles will appear on the votable objects with the number of votes each object received.

  3. To easily view a summary of the voting sessions, click the voting icon and select Show results page.

  4. To hide the votes, click the voting icon and select Hide votes.

How to delete a voting session 

1. Click the voting icon and select Delete voting session(s).

2. Select the sessions you would like to delete. Deleting a voting session will permanently delete the results with no way to recover the results once they’ve been deleted.

3. Click Delete session(s) permanently.

How to run a voting session from a mobile device

  1. In the top-right corner, tap the Voting session button and select Start voting session.

  2. In the Start voting session box, enter the name of the session.

  3. Select the number of votes per person and tap Start.

  4. Make sure your collaborators know how to vote. To vote, tap the desired object(s). To deselect a vote that is already cast, just hold down on the object until the vote is removed (usually just a second or two).

  5. End the session by tapping End voting session when everyone is finished.

Now you're ready to impress your teammates by showing them how quickly you can make a decision as a team!

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