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Peer voting on questions and answers is the primary way users gain reputation, and also how many items are sorted to the top.

Voting relates to many a splendid base of the default sorting option on answers.

Badges related to the whole act of voting on posts by other users include:

  • Supporter - First upvote
  • Critic - First downvote
  • Civic Duty - Cast at least 300 votes
  • Electorate - Of all your votes ever cast, 25% or more have been on questions alone and where you've voted on at 600 questions
  • Suffrage - Used 30 votes in a single day
  • Vox Populi - Spent the maximum of 40 votes in a single day
  • Sportsmanship - You've upvoted 100 competing answers on questions you have provided an upvoted answer to
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