Results are entered into electronic system at the District Tally Centers and transmitted to the National Tally Centre using the Electronic Result and Transmission System.
Uganda, Electoral Commission, Voter Education Handbook, Revised Edition 2020, accessed 23 January 2021
8.6.7 Electronic Results Transmission and Dissemination System (ERTDS)
The results are recieved by the Returning Officer (RO) and scanned into the district server computer. Thereafter 2 tally clerks capture the results manually into 2 different computers connected to the server. The server will compare and show errors incase one of the clerks enters something different and thereafter it has to be corrected. The RO will approve results on the server indicating that what has been entered is matching with what was scanned. After approval the results are printed, displayed to the agents and transmitted to the National Tally Centre.
Uganda, Daily Monitor, Elections: Observers want details on biometric machines (January 7, 2021), accessed 23 January 2021
“A team of local election observers have tasked authorities at the Electoral Commission (EC) to publicise details about the Biometric Voter Verification Kits (BVVK) and the technology that will be employed to capture voters’ details, tally and compute results of the general elections slated for Thursday next week.”