Summary

Eligible voters in a ballot always have a Current Vote which may be one of the following (depending on the ballot type)

 

Absent

By default, eligible voters have a vote set as 'Absent'. This is changed by the voter by choosing another vote setting available for that ballot type.

Yes

A simple Yes vote without any comments

Yes with Comments

A Yes vote qualified with comments by the voter. The comments are stored in a location chosen and advertised by the creator of the ballot.

No

A simple No vote without any comments

No with Comments

A No vote qualified with comments by the voter. The comments are stored in a location chosen and advertised by the creator of the ballot.

Abstain

A conscious choice not to express an opinion on the ballot (e.g. due to lack of understanding of the topic), but with a need to participate in the ballot so as to demonstrate activity by the MEF member company.