To an outsider, the vote stats section in the profile page:
suggests that this is the number of votes received.
It's usually not really important, but in a careers context, one wouldn't want a potential employer to see this and think, "what? The guy got 1500 downvotes?"
Please clarify the wording to something like
This has a duplicate here but the question, and the answers, have derailed into a discussion about getting downvoted.