Governance

Orchestrators and delegators can participate in protocol governance by voting in polls.

Refer to the following resources for more information on protocol governance:

Voting with the explorer

Delegators with staked LPT can vote in a poll using the explorer and a web3 enabled wallet (i.e. Metamask).

Voting with livepeer_cli

Orchestrator operators can use livepeer_cli to vote in a poll without exporting their keys from the machine that their orchestrator node is running on.

In livepeer_cli, select the following option:

17. Vote on a poll

Note: On Rinkeby, the option will be number 19.

Upon selecting the option, you will be prompted to enter the contract address for the poll you want to vote on:

> 17
Enter the contract address for the poll you want to vote on - >

The contract address for the poll can be found in the explorer page for the poll.

PollDetailView

The poll page will include the following box:

LivepeerCLIVoteCTA

Click the “Follow the instructions” link to display the instructions for voting with livepeer_cli:

LivepeerCLIVoteInstructions

The contract address for the poll in these instructions should be entered in livepeer_cli.

Enter the contract address for the poll you want to vote on - > 0xcce49bb25677a7e13c3c39b5202231c80c632479 
Identifier  Voting Options
0       Yes
1       No

Upon entering the poll contract address, you will be prompted to choose and confirm the the option you want to vote for:

Enter the ID of the option you want to vote for - > 0
Are you sure you want to vote "Yes" ? (y/n) - > y

 success

After choosing and confirming the option you want to vote for you will observe your node submitting the vote transaction:

I0422 03:30:44.191809   43457 backend.go:96]
******************************Eth Transaction******************************

Invoking transaction: "vote". Inputs: "_choiceID: 0"  Hash: "0xf6957c190f1f16fc2ca4a93846903eb435c5e08fa7f6f40b6e159aab6d74905f".

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Once the vote transaction is confirmed you will be able to see your vote reflected in the explorer poll page.