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The criteria for the Electorate badge is:

Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions.

Now assume I vote on the required 600 questions with a ratio > 0.25 and I get the Electorate badge. Down the line (assuming I go on an answer voting spree), if my ratio drops back to below 0.25, would I effectively lose the badge? And presumably gain it back after I bring my ratio > 0.25?

I know this answer sort of addressed that but I'm looking for more of an official answer on how that works, as opposed to no that didn't happen to me.

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possible duplicate of Can the Electorate badge be revoked? –  kiamlaluno Jan 21 '12 at 19:03
    
possible duplicate of Is it possible to lose badges? –  Pops Jan 23 '12 at 16:25

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No, you will never lose any non-tag badge, this is by design.

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(except special cases, but this isn't one of them) –  jmfsg Jan 20 '12 at 20:52
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But you can lose tag badges, right? –  Frédéric Hamidi Jan 20 '12 at 20:52
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@FrédéricHamidi yes meta.stackexchange.com/a/87514/166936 –  Ben Brocka Jan 20 '12 at 21:28
    
Yup, special case –  jmfsg Jan 20 '12 at 21:31

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