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Can someone explain to me why I just earned two Caucus badges? I have been a member for less than a year and I only remember visiting this year's elections page once.

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As Chichiray notes, you actually could have earned two of them.

But you didn't - check your profile, there's only one.

We accidentally awarded these twice initially, and during cleanup missed the Activity list - so even though it says you earned two, there's only one.

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Ahh, OK. That must have been updated fairly recently then. When I last checked I had two. – Alex Lockwood Jun 9 '12 at 4:11
    
Does that mean that you can't simply earn a second Caucus badge by visiting last year's election page? Must it be during an active election to earn the badge? – Alex Lockwood Jun 9 '12 at 4:12
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Yes, it has to be an active election ;-) – Shog9 Jun 9 '12 at 4:14

Last election was November 2011 and you're registered at July 2011. So the chance is there that you've ever (accidently) visited the November 2011 election page.

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Sounds probable. During the last election, there was a big, ugly banner on every page. Chances are that you clicked it at least once, even if it was only to make it go away. – Dennis Jun 9 '12 at 4:08

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