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Electorate is a gold badge awarded for doing a lot of voting, and for not forgetting to vote on questions. You must have voted on at least 600 questions and of all your votes ever cast, 25% or more must have been on questions.

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Electorate gold badge not awarded [duplicate]

Today I was awarded the Electorate badge on Ask Different: Vote on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions After doing so I was presented with the screen saying I earned it and ...
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Voting counts frozen

It was long (almost two months) since my count for the electorate badge was 268/600, and since then I've voted on questions and answers almost daily without a big change , now 272/600. My votes on ...
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Receiving badges very long after meeting the criteria [duplicate]

Recently, I completed the "electorate" badge. I voted 600 times on questions, but did not receive my badge immediately. It was only after 10 minutes that I got it. Is this a bug? Or else could it ...
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Why didn't I see my Electorate badge? [duplicate]

Stack Overflow Profile Today I picked the Electorate badge, but it is still not visible on my account. Why is it too late arrive? When will it show on my profile? I voted on 600 questions and 25% or ...
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Why is my electorate badge not showing up?

I've just earned the Electorate badge on Codereview, but my profile there doesn't display it. For proof that I've actually earned the badge, here's a screenshot: Why is the badge not showing up in my ...
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Does the electorate badge include close votes?

Are close votes included in the vote count for the electorate badge?
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Electorate badge percentage progress when a user has not cast any votes

I just created an account on a site (I hadn't cast any votes yet), chose Electorate as the next badge on my profile and got the following: It's still there. I tested on other sites (where I have not ...
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Electorate badge is not awarded [duplicate]

Regarding the Electorate badge. I noticed that I have voted above 600 and 50% of which are on questions. But no such badge is awarded in Stack Overflow.
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Description for Electorate badge [duplicate]

The current description for Electorate badge is: Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions This sounds a bit strange. Voted on X were at least 25% is X. Should the word "...
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Why haven't I earned the Electorate badge yet? [duplicate]

I have ~700 votes, and am sure that a lot more than 25% are on questions. What could be the problem?
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Why haven't I been awarded the Electorate badge? [duplicate]

So, I here's my SO profile. I voted on 601 questions and 646 answers. Why don't I have the Electorate Badge?
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Suggested minor modification to the Electorate Badge description

I admit that I was one of the bunch that didn't understand the infamous Electorate Badge at first; at some point I did some research on Meta, and found its meaning. I've been thinking about it for a ...
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Electorate badge wording vs badge progress [duplicate]

The description of badge is "Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions" So, my understanding is that a user should do 600 votes (on question and answers) and at least 25% ...
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Abuse of the voting system to obtain electorate badge?

I see the electorate badge is given to people who cast 600+ votes and 25% have to be on questions. Do you think people are abusing the system and voting on questions just because they want to get this ...
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Electorate badge not awarded [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of all badges with full descriptions 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 ...
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The Electorate badge's description is unclear

I was recently awarded the Electorate badge, so I took a look at its description: Electorate: Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions. It sounds, at first glance, ...
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Is the Electorate badge voting ratio display format wrong?

The Electorate badge voting ratio requirement is described in percentage format: 25% or more of total votes are on questions Where as the voting ratio for the progress tracking is in a decimal ...
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Electorate progress 104% [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Misleading text/percentage for Electorate badge progress On my badge progress https://stackoverflow.com/review/ I see this: It says I'm 104% done? I don't get it? Do I have ...
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Badges are not being updated, even though I have visited the site for more than 30 days

I have account on SO from last 5 months and my badges are not being updated, even though I have visited the site for more than 30 days. EDIT:Screenshot included in response to your comments. 30 ...
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Vox Populi, Civic Duty, and Electorate badges being awarded en masse

I've just been awarded the Vox Populi badge on Meta Stack Overflow, Stack Overflow, Gaming & WordPress. I don't think I've voted once today, let alone 40 times on each site. Reports indicate that ...
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Is it possible to lose the Electorate badge?

The criteria for the Electorate badge is: Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions. Now assume I vote on the required 600 questions with a ratio > 0.25 and I get ...
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Misleading text/percentage for Electorate badge progress

On the right side of SO, I see a "Badge Progress" control. Amongst other things, it says: Electorate 682 question votes (113% done). Your voting ratio is 0.13 - you need to vote on ...
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Disable “questions need votes too” popup for users w/ Electorate badge

Not sure if it would even be possible to base specific site functionality on a badge, but if it is.. What do you think about disabling the the "You haven't voted on a question in a while. Questions ...
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How can we reword the description for the Electorate badge so that it is less confusing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clarify Electorate badge wording I found what I originally thought was a typo in the description for the Electorate badge. I had parsed this to mean that the badge was ...
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Why don't I have the 'Electorate' badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Electorate badge rules? On StackOverflow, I've got 605 votes, 264 for questions, and 341 for answers. Doesn't this mean I should have the 'Electorate' badge?
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Where is my Electorate badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
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The Electorate badge *does* influence voting behaviour in a negative way

Following on from The Electorate badge discourages voting on answers I'd like to make the case that the fears expressed in this question are valid and therefore the badge should be modified. I hate ...
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Data Explorer - Invalid Query: Electorate Badge Progress

The following data explorer query for Stackoverflow does not give expected results: Electorate Badge Progress User question and answer voting data is not available in public data dumps so the intent ...
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On exactly what criteria is the Electorate badge awarded? [duplicate]

There is a badge named Electorate which is going to be awarded on "Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions". Can somebody explain this to me? Voted on 600 Question and ...
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Wording change on Electorate badge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clarify Electorate badge wording It seems like the change to the Electorate badge wording decided in this thread, is inaccurate. Electorate - Voted on 600 questions and 25% ...
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Possible problem with Electorate badge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Electorate badge, is it working? Electorate badge rules? I have over 1000 votes. The last 100 votes were almost all votes to questions. Since I hit 600 votes, most of the ...
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Electorate Badge, How many question votes have i got?

I am pretty sure that I have now done enough voting to earn this badge on stackoverflow, yet I haven't got it. Is there a way I can find out what my 1000 votes and been placed on e.g questions, ...
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Do comment votes count against the Electorate badge?

The title says it all. I couldn't find any inkling of information about this in the other Electorate threads.
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Is there a way to see the number of Questions that I've voted for? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Electorate, Pundit, etc badge progress I'm a-gunnin' for the 'electorate' badge :)
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Is there a way to see the current ratio of votes on questions vs votes on answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Electorate badge progress, Pundit, etc too How can I see what percentage of my votes were on questions versus answers? I wonder how many questions I have to (down?)vote to ...
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Electorate badge, is it working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clarify Electorate badge wording On SO I have 855 total votes. Im positive that by atleast my 600 vote mark i was only voting for questions. so a minimum of 255 question ...
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Can the Electorate badge be revoked?

For the sake of a simple example, say you vote for exactly 601 questions and 1800 answers. Congrats, you've earned Electorate. But what if your next ten votes are all for answers? Then you'd be at ...
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How can I see what percentage of my votes were on questions versus answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Electorate badge progress, Pundit, etc too This is probably a duplicate but after 10 minutes of reading (very long) threads on the Electorate badge I wasn't able to find the ...
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Electorate badge, my questions or someone else's?

I'm confused as to what is mean by 600 votes and 25% or more of them being on questions...by "questions", do they mean questions that I've asked, or other user's questions? or is it total?
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Am I eligible for “Electorate” Badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Electorate badge rules? Here is my profile page Pandiya Chendur on Stack Overflow. I have 601 upvotes but I didn't get electorate badge. How can I see the percentage of my ...
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Electorate hates me

This is normally only a problem for political candidates, but it now impacts badges. Maybe I've been too "suckered" by the hollow attraction of shiny pixelated bling, but alas the electorate badge ...
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Did the Electorate badge make a difference in question voting?

Yes. Full Stack Overflow stats graphs for February dump.
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Is the Electorate Badge Working?

Has the electorate badge increased the number of votes on questions since it was implemented?
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Electorate legend

The current text is: "Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions" I think it should read "Voted on 600 posts and 25% or more of total votes are on questions", which is ...
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Inappropriate to leave comment when not voting? - Electorate Badge Data Discussion

Since the inception of the Electorate badge, I've been busy voting on questions -- both down and up. On Meta, it's been a mass upvote (with few exceptions), but on Stack Overflow, it's been mixed. I'...
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Does the new Electorate badge include downvotes and votes on CW questions?

The title kinda says it all. With reference to the new Electorate badge: Do the votes counted for questions include both upvotes and downvotes? Do votes on Community Wiki questions count in the vote ...
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Electorate, Pundit, etc badge progress

We need more meta data about progress for some of the badges, particularly with new ones like Electorate, Pundit, and more. This started off as a whinge about Electorate, but has been expanded into ...
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Electorate badge and the benefit of voting on questions

For me voting on questions is much less important than voting on answers. If you have a question, you have it, period! It doesn't matter if it was upvoted by others or not. The reason you ask the ...
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Show question-/answer-vote totals

Request: Show the totals for your question-votes and answer-votes only to you on your profile page. Use cases: Curiosity Self-evaluate a voting trend Get the Electorate badge While case #3 will ...
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The Electorate badge discourages voting on answers

Since the introduction of the Electorate badge, I was thinking about the potential side effects of the badge. While it certainly encourages voting on questions, I think the way it works, by tying the ...