AWS Cloud for Elections

Transform legacy systems, save costs, and better serve constituents.

Rhode Island modernizes voter processing for state elections

Watch how a simple electronic poll book solution, built by KNOWiNK in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, enables voters to check in easily by scanning their driver’s license or state ID on an iPad.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) empowers election administrators and political campaigns to focus on the core needs of the electorate in a secure, scalable, and cost-effective way, rather than building and maintaining the underlying infrastructure to support mission-critical efforts.

New Hampshire makes voting information more accessible with Amazon Alexa

How AWS can help

Streamline election administration

Reduce costs and enjoy increased agility, security, and flexibility by running election databases and systems in the AWS Cloud.

  • Deploy fully managed election application and voter registration database solutions in just a few minutes
  • Implement sophisticated and secure access permissions and processes easily, even across the most complex organizations
  • Access low-cost web and application hosting
  • Use on-premises resources with hybrid cloud options
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Improve voter engagement and experience

Increase access and modernize the constituent experience while saving staff time and resources.

  • Create self-service portals, virtual assistance, and mobile device applications to increase access
  • Offer personalized interactions securely across web, mobile, social, email, call centers, text, Alexa voice, and others
  • Access powerful data analysis tools and resources in just a few clicks

New Hampshire answers common voter questions with Alexa ›

Alameda County's high speed, low cost election maps ›

"Our AWS bill for running the results-viewer application on election night came to a grand total of $25. If we had gone the traditional route, we would have spent tens of thousands of dollars with no guarantee that it would even work. And we would have been paying for that infrastructure all year long.”

- Tim Dupuis
Chief Information Officer and Registrar, Alameda County, California

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Alameda County's high speed, low cost election maps ›

"Our AWS bill for running the results-viewer application on election night came to a grand total of $25. If we had gone the traditional route, we would have spent tens of thousands of dollars with no guarantee that it would even work. And we would have been paying for that infrastructure all year long.”

- Tim Dupuis
Chief Information Officer and Registrar, Alameda County, California

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Resources

Explore guides, webinars, blogs, and more for campaign and election leaders.

View all elections resources ›

Security and compliance

AWS is designed to meet the requirements of the most security-sensitive organizations with support for 98 security standards and compliance certifications⁠—more than any other cloud offering.

  • Compliant with PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FedRAMP, GDPR, FIPS 140-2, and NIST 800-171
  • Security services and tools to automate security monitoring and track IT configuration changes
  • AWS GovCloud (US) is available to government customers, organizations in government-regulated industries, and other private entities that meet requirements
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NIST cybersecurity framework ›

Establish a foundational set of security activities in the AWS Cloud

Security and compliance

AWS is designed meet the requirements of the most security-sensitive organizations with support for 98 security standards and compliance certifications⁠—more than any other cloud offering.

  • Compliant with PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FedRAMP, GDPR, FIPS 140-2, and NIST 800-171
  • Robust selection of security services and tools to automate security monitoring and track IT configuration changes
  • AWS GovCloud (US) is available to government customers, organizations in government-regulated industries, and other private entities that meet requirements
AWS Cloud security ›

Explore our full security and compilance offerings

NIST cybersecurity framework ›

Establish a foundational set of security activities in the AWS Cloud with this framework

Build with an AWS Partner

Looking for support for building or deploying solutions in the cloud? AWS Government Competency Partners are trusted technology providers and consulting experts that offer campaign and elections organizations a wide variety of cloud-based solutions.

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