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Phases of Helium Governance

This page has not been fully updated to represent the latest state of the Helium Network following the migration to Solana on April 18, 2023.

Phase 2: Helium Vote

As the Helium Network quickly grew, the Community moved to utilize their custom form of on-chain voting with (also, This became the sole platform for proposal voting from November 2021 until the blockchain migration on April 18th, 2023. Users cast an on-chain vote by submitting a Data Credit (DC) burn transaction. The movement to on-chain voting was a step to mature the Helium Community voting processes and formalize voting with an immutable record.

Where can I see what was voted on? holds all the past results of proposal voting on the Helium L1 Blockchain, starting with HIP 39 and ending with HIP 81. There, you can view proposals, how many votes were submitted, and the HNT weight represented in voting populations. The source code can be found here:

Where can I see the results of the vote?

You can see the results of the vote on directly. Each proposal that was voted on will be found under “Closed Votes”.

How can I see how each user/wallet individually voted?

Users can query the old Helium Blockchain through a publicly supplied data analytics tool hosted on Metabase:

Additionally, during the phase of voting, users submitted Data Credit (DC) burn transactions to a Helium-specific wallet address to cast their on-chain vote. This allowed to query each wallet address for all transactions and display total vote numbers for “For” or “Against” vote tallies.

These wallet addresses with DC burn transactions can be read by examining the open-source code within the helium-vote Repository: and utilizing the legacy Helium Explorer to query the old Helium Blockchain.

Read more about the Legacy API and Explorer Shutdown on the DevBlog here.

If you would like to review the results of a vote by individual wallet, feel free to utilize these instructions above or reach out to the Helium Foundation for assistance.

How do I vote?

All voting ceased to function on Helium Vote on April 18th, 2023, when the Helium Community migrated to the Solana Blockchain. As of April 18th, 2023, all voting is conducted on Realms.