To export VotingWorks results, scroll to the Export Options section and click
Export Results File. This will open a file dialog to save the file to the USB drive alongside GEMS exported results. The default file name is
sems-results.csv. VotingWorks recommends appending
YYYYMMDD-vw-to the filename to clearly identify the export date of the file and that they are VotingWorks results. As an example, the full file name may be
You will first need to save your in-precinct TSX results files from GEMS to a USB drive. VotingWorks recommends saving your GEMS results and VotingWorks results to the same USB drive.
After exporting VotingWorks results, navigate to Results Management and click
Combine Results Files which will open the Combine Results Files view.
From this view, click
Results File #1 and open the VotingWorks-exported results file. Click
Results File #2 and open the GEMS-exported results file.
When loaded, the combine results screen will show
To combine files, click
Combine and save the combined file to your USB drive. The default file name is
combined-results.csv. VotingWorks recommends appending the date
YYYYMMDD-vw-to the filename to clearly identify the export date of the file. As an example, the full file name may be
These exported results are now ready to upload to SEMS for final reporting. To finish, click
Eject USB and remove the USB drive.
To upload to SEMS, connect the USB drive with exported results and attach the drive to a computer connected to SEMS. Once connected, you will need to copy the results file to your local computer drive as SEMS does not recognize attached drives. You can launch SEMS after you have copied the
combined-results.csv file to your computer.
In SEMS, navigate to the
Election Management view for the corresponding election and click
Election Results in the left navigation. From the results view, click
Import Results and then browse to the
combined-results.csv file on your computer from the subsequent import dialog. Close the import dialog once finished importing.
Your election results should now be presented to you in SEMS. If results are not immediately presented, click the
Refresh Wizard Statusin the bottom left of the screen. You should see results after refreshing.