How Modern Polling has taken the stress out of election day

At Modern Democracy, as the name of our company suggests, we are committed to creating the conditions that allow democracy to be delivered in a way that takes best advantage of the modern world.

Our answer is Modern Polling, our electronic poll-book that enables seamless voter verification and check-in at the

Irish News In the Spotlight feature

Siobhan Donaghy, CEO, Modern Democracy

What was your first job?

My very first job was working in my aunt’s restaurant in Ballymoney. I was there from age 11 to 18 and it is where I first really gained my work ethic as well as a taste for business as I watched how my aunt operated. 

Electoral Commission Survey

Modern Polling iPad in use in a polling station

It is official: using tablets at polling stations is easier – and affordable.

By Ann-Marie Slavin, Director of Strategy, Modern Democracy

The Electoral Commission recently shared with Election Officers the findings of its survey of polling station staff that participated in elections in 2023 – and it showed those using digital check-in platforms such as Modern Polling found the process easier and less stressful.