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I was recently awarded the Electorate badge, so I took a look at its description:

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

It sounds, at first glance, like the system is awarding 25% of question votes which are votes on questions. What?

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Related: Clarify Electorate badge wording – Jeremy Banks May 9 '12 at 15:57
This has been discussed a dozen times already, and the text you're seeing is the already-fixed version. If you just read it carefully, it's actually quite clear. (And how does something "sound" at a "glance"?) That said, I did write an extended description in the long badge list, and congrats on the gold. – Pops May 9 '12 at 16:10
I'm confused how people get confused by this, but my suggestion is to reformat the sentence as follows: "[Voted on 600 questions] and [25% or more of total votes are on questions]." – Tim Stone May 9 '12 at 16:12
It's total votes - votes on both questions and answers. – ChrisF May 9 '12 at 16:34
@PopularDemand, Thanks. :-) – Moshe May 9 '12 at 22:47

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Is this more clear?

Electorate: 25-100% of total votes are on 600+ questions.

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Can't we make this as the badge's description since many gets confused (Including me :P) – MoJo Mar 6 '13 at 6:56

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