Tao Voting - Vote Duration

What is Vote Duration?

This is the voting duration (usually in days) of a proposal in Tao Voting. During this time TEC holders are allowed to vote on the proposal, users cannot take back their vote and users are only allowed to vote ONCE.

Vote Duration in Disputable Voting has other voting period sections that exists within it: Quiet Ending Period and Delegated Voting Period. The Quiet Ending Extension, if triggered, will increase the Vote Duration by the duration of the QEE, for however many times the QEE triggers.

Vote Execution Delay is not counted as part of the Vote Duration


It is important to allow a sufficient voting window for all users in all timezones with varying levels of mental bandwidth to be able to visit and review proposals.

Suggested Range

3 to 9 days

Related Parameters

Support Required
Minimum Quorum
Delegated Voting Period
Quiet Ending Period
Quiet Ending Extension
Vote Execution Delay