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tally something up

to add something up. Please tally everything up and tell me the total. Let's tally up everything and ask for donations.
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tally with something

1. Lit. [for one set of figures] to match another set of figures. Your figures don't tally with mine. Let's add them up again. The total Sam got didn't tally with what the tax agent had come up with.
2. Fig. [for one thing] to agree or correlate with another. What you just said doesn't tally with what you told me before. His story doesn't tally with what I already know.
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tally up

To calculate something, especially by addition: The waiter tallied up our bill at the end of the meal. The election officials tallied the votes up and announced the winner.
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Later, vendors of election equipment introduced mark-sense ballots, in which marks made on a ballot are detected optically, then fed into a computer -- either at each precinct or at a central facility -- for tallying.
The problem is that there are no real guarantees that a computerized voting system is functioning properly and that the voting and tallying procedures have adequate security.