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How can I get the “Electorate” badge?

I have seen an Electorate badge which is awarded on voting 600 times. as per document saysVoted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions. I have cast 606 votes in which 227 are on question and else are on answers. I have downvoted 4 times. But I am not awarded this badge. Any one have an idea?

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marked as duplicate by Rebecca Chernoff May 24 '11 at 14:16

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See also the List of all badges with full descriptions. Examples are provided for Electorate. – Pops May 24 '11 at 14:41
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According to your profile You get the Electorate if you have voted on 600 questions and the question votes must be at leat 25% of the total votes. You have 606 total votes. So please have a little more patience.

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

So there are two requirements for this badge that must both be met:

  1. You must have at least 600 votes on questions.
  2. At least 25% of your total votes must be cast on questions.


  • 500 Question and 200 Answer votes, No badge, you need 100 or more question votes.
  • 600 Question and 2000 Answer votes, No badge, 600/2600 < 1/4, you need at least 67 votes on questions.
  • 600 Question and 1400 Answer votes, Electorate, you get the badge.
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My dear I think you didnt read my question. My question percentage is 45 percent. – Awais Qarni May 24 '11 at 14:19
@Awais: You don't meet the requirements. You haven't voted on 600 questions. You've only voted on 227 questions. Check the "by type" column. – Cody Gray May 24 '11 at 14:22
@Awais Qarni, there are two requirements for the badge, your percentage is good. But you need at least 600 votes on questions alone. Now you have 227 on questions so you still need 373. – Toon Krijthe May 24 '11 at 14:23
@Gamecat... Now I have understood. Thanks..... – Awais Qarni May 24 '11 at 19:13
@CodyGray: how can one see the total count or ratio between up down votes? – noobie-php Apr 24 '14 at 19:33
Could you, for example, have 600 Question votes and 0 Answer votes? – Fizzix May 29 '14 at 2:41

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