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When I am performing review tasks (either Late Answers or First Posts) and I downvote a post, MY reputation is occasionally decremented. I'm not sure whether an additional user is performing a review task on my review and is downvoting me due to possible unfair criticism on my part, but it seems that Stack is accidentally decrementing my reputation instead of the reputation of the user who posted what I reviewed. Examples of this phenomenon can be seen in my reputation description here. (Look under posts "keyword not supported data source" and "iframe z-index dropdown menu".
If what I think is happening is not actually happening please tell me what is actually going on so I can remedy the way I tackle review tasks.