What is tally?

  • (verb): Keep score, as in games.
    Synonyms: chalk up
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on tally:

Scantegrity - Method - Verification
... After the election, the trustees generate an independent tally from the voter-verifiable list of ballots and confirmation codes ... the candidate voted for must remain secret, the tally is generated using an anonymity-preserving backend ... Steps in the tally can be recalculated by anyone to ensure its correctness ...
Mexican General Election 2006 Controversies - Elections and Results - Official Count
... their signed actas de escrutinio y cómputo (official tally sheets) were collected by the District's Electoral Council ... Each tally sheet was examined for possible errors or alterations Council members from any party are allowed to raise certain objections, and under a specified set of circumstances ... least partially attributable to double checking of the tally sheets ...
Scantegrity - Advantages
... Optical scan voting systems produce an electronic tally, while maintaining the original paper ballots which can be rescanned or manually hand-counted to ... system still produces both an electronic tally as well as a human readable paper trail through which manual recounts can still be conducted ...
Tally - Other
... Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) a song featuring a lyrical reference to the "Tally Man" Tally counter a mechanical device used to maintain a linear count ... Tally (cap) a ribbon on a sailor's cap Tally (voting) an unofficial private observation of an election count carried out under Proportional Representation using the Single Transferable Vote ...
Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009 - Story
... Flint travels to Tanzania to hunt lions with his friend Henry Tally ... Tally decides to make a bet, where Flint hunts a lion bigger than Tally's ... waves of spotted hyena, members of a lion pride attacks Tally's camp at dusk, where some workers are constructing a bridge ...

More definitions of "tally":

  • (noun): A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely.
    Example: "Their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
    Synonyms: run
  • (noun): A bill for an amount due.
    Synonyms: reckoning