EOS adopts DPoS as its consensus mechanism, which uses 21 block producers and 79 alternative nodes elected out of the community voting, to maintain EOS network regarding computing power, bandwidth and storage support. When EOS mainnet is launched, users can vote in their TP wallet for their preferred block producers. One EOS token represents for one vote and one vote can cast 30 different candidates at the same time. Users can also modify their chosen candidate nodes or withdraw their EOS tokens at any time. Once withdraw is applied, EOS tokens will return to user’s account around 3 days. Now let’s see how we can vote via TokenPocket:
Choose EOS wallet on My Asset page, and click Vote button by the right.
Then you will see all the candidate nodes you can vote for. You may choose one to thirty candidate nodes at the same time, and then click the blue Vote button at below to vote. Password is needed here. Users may click More to learn more background information about each candidate.
If you have no votes available in your wallet, it will automatically go to “Vote Management” page (learn more in Deposit Section). Users can deposit EOS tokens to get their equivalent votes, which means if you deposit one EOS, all the candidate nodes you have chosen will get one vote accordingly.
If you change your mind you can tick again for your new choices, and then vote. Confirmation is needed before you input the password, click OK, and proceed with password to apply your new modification. You may also need to deposit more EOS tokens to get more votes if necessary.
If users want to cancel the vote for some specific candidate node, they may click Voted button to complete, tick the candidates that you want to cancel and click Vote Cancelation, input your password, then it will be done.
Note: Once your vote is successfully conducted, the EOS tokens you deposit will be locked until you cancel the deposit and have your EOS tokens back.