Before tallying, insert the USB drive used to save the test deck CVR file into VxAdmin. All tabulation functionality in VxAdmin is available within the
The following should be repeated for each CVR file saved from either VxScan or VxBatch. If using BMDs, there should be two CVR files per scanner. If using only hand-marked paper ballots, there should be one CVR file per scanner.
Tally to access the tally tab and then click
Import CVR Files.
You'll be prompted to insert the USB stick on which CVRs are stored:
Once you insert the USB stick, you should automatically see the CVR files you may load. Click
Select next to the file you want.
When imported, confirm that the presented file name, count and precinct(s) are as expected. You may also review the ballot count by precinct and view any unofficial tally reports as desired.
Once reviewed, scroll to the Total Ballot Count and click
View Unofficial Full Election Tally Report.
Print Report to print results or
Save Report as PDF to save the election tally to a USB drive.
Before printing the report, you can preview it on screen by tapping the
Preview Report button.
Compare the expected test deck results report to the tally report. These reports should match exactly. If desired, you may also manually tally the test deck ballots and check that manual tally against the scanned results.