Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

CuyahogaCountyBOEScreenShots The client: The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is responsible for carrying out elections within Cuyahoga County, including registering candidates, providing polling places, and tabulating and publishing results.

The challenge: Publication of election results promptly after they are tabulated is a critical function of the board of elections. Due to the massive interest of local, state and national media in Cuyahoga County election results, the Board had experienced delays in making results available online because the existing Board Web site was unable to handle the traffic it experienced on election night.

The updated site needed to:

The solution: iData worked with staff of the Cuyahoga County Department of IT to develop a responsive, mobile friendly site that met all of these requirements, including a “my registration” portal which allows voters to check their registration, find their polling place, view their ballots and confirm their participation history. Recent updates were able to increase the load that the results pages could handle by more than 3,000% by replacing server side code with client-side knockout JavaScript and Web services. The update site includes functionality to support:
Event calendars and registration for candidates and voters