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Consensus Vote Archive

This section provides an archive for previous votes along with their outcomes.


Vote version 9

The upgrade to vote version 9 was included in dcrd 1.7.0 released on 20 January 2022.

Voting Start Voting End Activated
641,152 649,215 657,280

Revert Treasury Expenditure Policy

Agenda ID: reverttreasurypolicy

Change maximum treasury expenditure policy as defined in DCP-0007

Change the algorithm used to calculate Treasury spending limits such that it enforces the policy originally approved by stakeholders in the Decentralized Treasury proposal.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 41.30%
No 0.03%
Yes 58.66%

Explicit Version Upgrades

Agenda ID: explicitverupgrades

Enable explicit version upgrades as defined in DCP-0008

Modifications to Decred transaction and scripting language version enforcement which will simplify deployment and integration of future consensus changes across the Decred ecosystem.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 41.68%
No 0.03%
Yes 58.28%

Automatic Ticket Revocations

Agenda ID: autorevocations

Enable automatic ticket revocations as defined in DCP-0009

Changes to ticket revocation transactions and block acceptance criteria in order to enable automatic ticket revocations, significantly improving the user experience for stakeholders.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 41.69%
No 0.03%
Yes 58.27%

Change PoW/PoS Subsidy Split

Agenda ID: changesubsidysplit

Change block reward subsidy split to 10/80/10 as defined in DCP-0010

Proposal to modify to the block reward subsidy split such that 10% goes to Proof-of-Work and 80% goes to Proof-of-Stake.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 39.79%
No 0.15%
Yes 60.14%
Vote version 8

The upgrade to vote version 8 was included in dcrd 1.6.0 released on 21 January 2021.

Voting Start Voting End Activated
536,320 544,383 552,448

Enable Decentralized Treasury

Agenda ID: treasury

Enable Decentralized Treasury as defined in DCP-0006

In May 2019, Decred stakeholders approved the development of a proposed solution to further decentralize the process of spending from the Decred treasury.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 16.72%
No 0.08%
Yes 83.18%
Vote version 7

The upgrade to vote version 7 was included in dcrd 1.5.0 released on 29 January 2020.

Voting Start Voting End Activated
415,360 423,423 431,488

Enable Block Header Commitments

Agenda ID: headercommitments

Enable header commitments as defined in DCP-0005

Proposed modifications to the Decred block header to increase the security and efficiency of lightweight clients, as well as adding infrastructure to enable future scalability enhancements.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 38.74%
No 0.03%
Yes 61.21%
Vote version 6

The upgrade to vote version 6 was included in dcrd 1.4.0 released on 5 February 2019.

Voting Start Voting End Activated
326,656 334,720 342,784

Update Sequence Lock Rules

Agenda ID: fixlnseqlocks

Modify sequence lock handling as defined in DCP-0004

In order to fully support the Lightning Network, the current sequence lock consensus rules need to be modified.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 45.52%
No 0.00%
Yes 54.46%
Vote version 5

The upgrade to vote version 5 was included in dcrd 1.1.0 released on 22 September 2017.

Voting Start Voting End Activated
173,440 181,504 189,568

Activation of new opcodes for Lightning Network Support

Agenda ID: lnfeatures

Enable features defined in DCP-0002 and DCP-0003 necessary to support Lightning Network (LN)

The Lightning Network is the most directly useful application of smart contracts to date since it allows for off-chain transactions that optionally settle on-chain. This infrastructure has clear benefits for both scaling and privacy. Decred is optimally positioned for this integration.

Block 205189 is the first block which contains the new opcode which was voted in via the lnfeatures vote and thus all old nodes must upgrade.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 37.70%
No 0.30%
Yes 61.98%
Vote version 4

The upgrade to vote version 4 was included in dcrd 1.0.0 released on 26 April 2017.

Voting Start Voting End Activated
133,120 141,184 149,248

Change PoS Staking Algorithm

Agenda ID: sdiffalgorithm

Change stake difficulty algorithm as defined in DCP-0001

Specifies a proposed replacement algorithm for determining the stake difficulty (commonly called the ticket price). This proposal resolves all issues with a new algorithm that adheres to the referenced ideals.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 12.23%
No 1.81%
Yes 85.94%

Start Lightning Network Support

Agenda ID: lnsupport

Request developers begin work on Lightning Network (LN) integration

The Lightning Network is the most directly useful application of smart contracts to date since it allows for off-chain transactions that optionally settle on-chain. This infrastructure has clear benefits for both scaling and privacy. Decred is optimally positioned for this integration.

Voting Results

Choice Percentage
Abstain 22.58%
No 1.07%
Yes 76.34%