Create and edit poll

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Polls let you gather instant feedback and report on real time results through dynamic charting. Quick polls encourage user interaction and reduce the feedback cycle as results are instantly shared with the public and platform administrators.

Add a poll

To add a poll to your project:

  1. In the left-hand menu bar, click Projects.
  2. Click on a project to open it.
  3. In the project sub-menu, under Participation, click Polls. This shows all the polls created for this project.
  4. Click on the + icon located on the right hand side of the screen.
  5. Give the poll a Title. This will be publicly visible on your project page.
  6. Provide a brief Summary to add more detail to the poll question.
  7. Add Introduction text which will display above the submission form. 
  8. Add options for respondents to choose from. These options can be as simple as Yes/No answers, or as detailed as required. Click +Add option to add more options.
  9. Decide whether poll submissions can be done only by logged-in users or by anyone by selecting Authenticated or Anyone from the Allowed submitter dropdown.
  10. When you’re finished, click Publish.

 

Edit a poll

To edit an existing poll:

  1. In the left-hand menu bar, click Projects.
  2. Click on a project to open it.
  3. In the project sub-menu, under Participation, click Polls. This shows all the polls created for this project.
  4. Scroll to the relevant poll, and click on the ellipsis on the right hand side for more menu options.
  5. Click Edit.
  6. Alternatively, click on the poll you want to edit, then click the Edit tab.
  7. When you’re finished making your changes, click Publish.

 

Delete a poll

You can delete a poll from a project if it’s no longer needed, or was created by mistake. This permanently removes the poll and all its content and cannot be undone. Proceed with caution!

Note: you may not have delete permissions as part of your role. If you have any questions about your permissions, contact your District Engage administrator.

To delete a poll:

  1. In the left-hand menu bar, click Projects.
  2. Click on a project to open it.
  3. In the project sub-menu, under Participation, click Polls. This shows all the polls that already exist for this project.
  4. Scroll to the relevant poll, and click on the ellipsis on the right hand side for more menu options.
  5. Click Delete.
  6. You’ll be prompted with a warning to confirm the action. Click Yes, Delete this Poll.
  7. Your poll is now deleted.
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