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Condition to get the Electorate badge is:

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

Have a look at my profile, I have voted on almost 700 questions and more than 50% of them are questions.

What else do I need to get the Electorate badge?

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have you Voted on 600 questions ? –  Lucifer Sep 29 '12 at 4:16
    
All Badges Descriptions –  Lucifer Sep 29 '12 at 4:19
    
thanks Lucifer. Now I get it the exact meaning of the Electrolate Badge Condition. –  Prasad Jadhav Sep 29 '12 at 4:22
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You have voted on 374 questions. 716 is total votes. You need to vote minimum 600 questions. Not total votes.

Look at your votes cast:

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Electorate

  • Vote on 600 questions, and have at least 25% of the total number of votes cast be votes on questions

From votes privileges

When should I vote up?

Whenever you encounter a question or answer that you feel is especially useful, vote it up!

When should I vote down?

Use your downvotes whenever you encounter an egregiously sloppy, no-effort-expended post, or an answer that is clearly and perhaps dangerously incorrect.

So PLEASE don't cast votes for gold badge.

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In the condition of electrolate Badge, what does "25%" indicate? –  Prasad Jadhav Sep 29 '12 at 4:18
    
25% of total votes + minimum 600 on questions. –  hims056 Sep 29 '12 at 4:22
    
It means that at least 25% of the votes that you've cast have been on questions, @Prasad. You haven't fulfilled that requirement for the electorate badge, nor have you fulfilled the requirement to vote on 600 questions. –  Michael Petrotta Sep 29 '12 at 4:23
    
Thanks all. Sorry I misinterpreted it. Thanks for the clarification. –  Prasad Jadhav Sep 29 '12 at 4:24
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You have voted only on 374 questions and total votes are 715.

See how Electorate Badge works,

Electorate

  • gold; awarded once; same family as Civic Duty (silver)
  • Vote on 600 questions, and have at least 25% of the total number of votes cast be votes on questions
    • Comment votes do not count

This seems to be an especially confusing badge, so here are some examples to address cases commonly complained about on MSO. Total is just the total number of votes cast (Questions + Answers) and Ratio is the total number of votes cast that are on questions.

┌───────────┬─────────┬───────┬───────┬─────────────────────┐  
│ Questions │ Answers │ Total │ Ratio │ Electorate awarded? │  
├───────────┼─────────┼───────┼───────┼─────────────────────┤  
│       600 │    2400 │  3000 │   20% │   No; ratio too low │  
│       201 │     401 │   602 │  ~33% │ No; < 600 questions │  
│       599 │       0 │   599 │  100% │ No; < 600 questions │  
│       600 │       0 │   600 │  100% │                 Yes │  
│       500 │     500 │  1000 │   50% │ No; < 600 questions │  
│       650 │     650 │  1300 │   50% │                 Yes │  
└───────────┴─────────┴───────┴───────┴─────────────────────┘

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Confusing badge, but the table really helps hammer home how it works. –  jmort253 Sep 29 '12 at 4:25
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@jmort253, agree with you, i was confused too before seeing this table. This table shows very simple description, Thanks to the original creator. –  Lucifer Sep 29 '12 at 4:27
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