The guided voting system will automatically take you to random claims to vote on, starting with those in levels 1 to 3, then 4 to 6, and so on (i.e. beginning higher up in the debate and progressively moving downwards). The system will also hide others’ votes from you while you are in guided voting mode to help avoid bias.
When you finish each batch of levels, guided voting will take you through any claims where your votes on subclaims changed significantly after voting, and then to any claims where your votes on subclaims may be inconsistent with your vote - for example, where you have indicated that you consider a con claim to have a significant impact on its parent, but still given that parent claim itself a high impact rating.
If you don’t want to vote on a particular claim, you can use the ‘Skip’ button to move to the next claim. To open more options, click the ‘More’ button, which will open a panel on the right-hand side of the screen.
In the right-hand panel, you’ll see statistics showing what stage of guided voting you are in and how many claims you have left to vote on in that stage. You’ll also see the options to mark the current claim for review (if you hold at least Editor privileges in the discussion, see: Marking a Claim for Review), or ignore the current branch. The ‘Ignore Branch’ button will exclude all claims including and below the current claim from the guided voting mode. You can also skip back to the previous claim you voted on by clicking the ‘Previous’ button.
To turn on guided voting, open the Discussion Menu and select ‘Guided Voting’. To exit guided voting, click the ‘Exit’ button.