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Mobile Apps and e-Alerts: Taking Technology a Step Further Jon A. Gegenheimer Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Image courtesy Wikipedia.org The first smartphone—Simon by IBM, distributed by BellSouth
Information and unrestricted ability any time…any where… Society has embraced technology that promotes freedom from conventional tools used to access sources of news and data. Image courtesy Wikipedia.org
One third of all Americans now have smartphone technology that affords access to mobile apps that perform a wide range of functions: tools, information, entertainment, and much more!
The clerk of court app was developed and implemented in only 3 months.
Users have options from which to choose to access information about elections and the clerk of court’s office. All information available via the clerk’s Internet web site may be accessed through the app on any hand-held device.
Users may search for election data by date, candidate name, or office/proposition.
Clean streamlined buttons provide for easy selection of options. Here, user selects date of the election they wish to research. Results are available back to 2002.
After selecting the date, a list of offices and propositions appears.
Information that users seek appears in bold print, complete with candidate name, number of votes, percent of votes, voter turnout, and total votes cast. A map of the results may be selected here.
The map viewer provides a legend and precinct- level map of Jefferson Parish. As results are entered on election night, precincts are colored for the candidate receiving a plurality of votes. Users may easily determine which precincts have reported.
Users then may select individual precincts for information about the lead candidate and location of the precinct.
The alert provides case number, division, and title and the purpose for the e-mail alert. This alert is for a filing of a Motion for Final Dismissal. The user learns that the dismissal was granted.
This is an example of an alert indicating that multiple documents were filed.
It may take 24-48 hours for the signed judgment to be imaged. Once the image is available, the subscriber gets a follow-up e-mail. If they subscribe to the clerk’s remote access service, they then may retrieve the image.
Election alerts contain the office title or proposition description, number of precincts reporting, candidate name, votes counted, and turnout.
The e-mail also provides a list of precincts with a notation by the ones which have reported.
www.jpclerkofcourt.us Jon A. Gegenheimer Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court (504) 364-2914 firstname.lastname@example.org