How best can we used the already established social medias to best of their ability to not only connect to other businesses but also for marketing , branding , feedback and everything else that a startup needs to do !
teach the young aspirants(I call them VOTE ANGEL ) about voting between the age of16- 18, would volunteer to go with a navigator ( a person with disability or language barrier or is ill and might need help at any point throughout the process ) .
Hey Paul, congrats ! To build on this - I feel in order to decide what should a waiting area ( lounge accomodate ) one really needs to know the tentative time a voter is likely to wait. So let us assume –the wait time would vary from 10 minutes (tolarable) to 30 minutes (in-tolarable) and we need to cater to both the situations. While going through your concept i recalled one of the inspiration from our challenge (http://www.openideo.com/open/voting/inspiration/doing-something-useful-whilst-waiting-inline-apple-stores/ ) which looks at how apple stores have dealt with the wait. Another one about adding coffee- http://www.openideo.com/open/voting/inspiration/just-add-coffee/
In addition we could look at waiting lounge at airports - a comfortable seating is good enough for people to relax and get talking !
There has been a repetitive mention of display screens, i was wondering if we would like people to go through a video showing safety tips ( ref inspiration by me - http://www.openideo.com/open/voting/inspiration/voting-hostess-facilitate-physical-demonstration-of-the-process-just-like-air-hostess-/ and florin on demonstrations before a flight takes off http://www.openideo.com/open/voting/inspiration/vote-safety-demonstration-/
I was wondering if we could have similar video displays (before voting. )
If a display screen is very expensive how about a pop–up book like brochure ( can’t help thinking about one of my inspirations-tell a story with pop -up books and musical cards - http://www.openideo.com/open/voting/inspiration/tell-a-story-with-pop-up-books-and-musical-cards-.-/ ) brochure(cheapest and easiest to produce ) which talks about the safety tips or the procedure like in travel guide but inclusive , graphical and multisensory ! I feel if we could ensure a place to sit/ hangout –a lot more can be done while waiting without making a voter realize that its THEIR TURN NEXT !