Moving Data and Election Setups Out of the Previous Version of ElectionBuddy

Saving Results from ElectionBuddy's Previous Version

  1. Log into your ElectionBuddy account. 
  2. On your Dashboard, scroll down to view your "Prior Version Elections" list.
  3. Locate the election you want to save results for, and click on its' name to be brought to its "Results" page.
  4. On the left side of the page, you will see an "Actions" menu:

  5. Click on "Vote Audit", "Results Summary", or "Results Details", depending on the report you want. These reports will open in a new tab in your web browser.

    Vote Audit
    • Synonymous with the current version's "Vote Audit" report.
    • Provides an overview of the voters' details, including when the voter voted, and from what IP address.
    • Can be saved by copying and pasting into word processing/spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Word or Excel.
    Results Summary
    • Synonymous with the current version's "Results" report. 
    • An overview of the results, including the number of votes for each candidate, and the winner(s) of the election. 
    • Can be saved by copying and pasting into word processing/spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Word or Excel.
    Results Details
    • Synonymous with the current version's "Vote by Vote" report. 
    • Shows a breakdown of each individual vote without showing how a voter voted, so you can perform a manual tally on the results. 
    • Can be saved by copying and pasting into a spreadsheet program, such as Microsoft Excel.

Moving Election Setups from The Previous Version to the Current Version

  1. Log into your ElectionBuddy account. 
  2. On your Dashboard, scroll down to view your "Prior Version Elections" list.
  3. Locate the election you want to save results for, and right-click on its' name to open the election in a new window in your web browser. 
  4. In the new tab, you will be brought to the election's "Results" page. On the left side of the page, you will see an "Actions" menu:

  5. Click on "View Election Setup" to open up the election setup.

  6. Arrange your two web browser windows up on your desktop so you can view them both at the same time.

  7. Click "New Election" in the current version of Electionbuddy, and replicate the setup of the previous version election into the new version by copying and pasting the data over from the original election into the new one. 

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