Vote for a candidate
A step-by-step guide showing you how to vote.


Access the Porta-UI
Porta Explorer
Navigate to the Council page
  • Governance > Council
On this window you can see:
  • the number of seats filled on the council
  • the number of previously unsuccessful candidates
  • the number of new candidates
Select: Vote
On this window you can choose:
  • The amount you want to vote
  • The candidates you want to vote for
NOTE: the list on the right called ‘my ordered votes’ is weighted based on the order, so the candidate at the top of the list will receive a stronger vote than the candidates below them.
You can confirm your vote by going to Developer > Chain state
Make the following function call:
  • Query: balances
  • Function: locks
  • AccountID: <my account>
Click + symbol and you will see your tokens locked in the election.
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