Our Mission

We create technology that empowers our customers to improve democracy


Company Overview

We have introduced a new class of tools and a modern approach to voting, enabling record speed, accuracy, and transparency that officials and the voting public have asked for. Designed for ease-of-use, Clear Ballot’s browser-based software, used in conjunction with commercially available hardware, scales to election jurisdictions of all sizes, and responds directly to the budgetary realities of counties and municipalities. Our election technology is used in thirteen states, and our ClearVote voting system is EAC certified. 

Guiding Principles

Better Together

We believe in collaboration and teamwork. Whether you’re a voter or an election official, our goal is to support you. 

Business In The Sun

This means transparency and confidence - from voter intent to pricing and contracting.  We are partners in this effort and will behave as such.

Modernizing elections
Modernizing Elections

Modern means easily auditable results and secure elections so you can have confidence in election outcomes.

Continuous Innovation
Continuous Innovation

From visualization of voter intent to browser based tools and beyond, we are always finding new ways to improve election technology. 

Process Improvement

We are constantly refining our own processes and helping our clients do the same with their own. 

Social Responsibility

We believe in civic engagement. Our goal is to make voting easy and accessible for everyone, everywhere.


Leadership Team

Clear Ballot is made up of a talented group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and decades of experience in elections, technology, security, public service, and nonprofits.

Bob Hoyt
Bob Hoyt
Chief Executive Officer
Chip Trowbridge
Chief Technology Officer
Hillary Lincoln
Hillary Lincoln
Vice President of Marketing
Kristen Chapin
Vice President of People Operations
Helen Michaud
Helen Michaud
Vice President of Product
Chris Roland
Chris Roland
Vice President of Finance
Sted Dowd
Vice President of Strategy
James Rundlett
James Rundlett
National Sales Director
Fiyaz Kanji
Fiyaz Kanji
Senior Director of Development Operations & IT
Chris Hanna
Chris Hanna
Compliance Operations Director
Elizabeth Broderick
Elizabeth Broderick
Director of Strategic Procurement
Tab Iredale
Tab Iredale
Director of Software Development
Jay Bollenbacher
Director of Professional Services
Steve Trout
Director of Strategic Partnerships