I'm not sure if it's supposed to be like that be the number of votes the nominees have doesn't go below 0.

Breakdown of votes on Ronan Forman

Doing the maths the normal view should display -14 but instead it displays 0 Votes on Ronan Forman

Is this done on purpose or a bug?

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Apparently it's . (chat link)

  • Ok, does anyone know why? Just curious.
    – Ronan
    Feb 8, 2011 at 17:53
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    @Ronan There was talk during the SO election that massively negative scores was unnecessarily demoralizing; the point of the primary is to find the 10 best candidates, not to say "this person is ridiculously awful and deserves hundreds of downvotes" Feb 8, 2011 at 22:13

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