After merging three ideas with several votes against each into one master idea, the votes on the master idea are now at 0. Instead, it should be a total of the votes from all the merged ideas, since it's lost it's "popular" status.
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We're in the midst of grooming our idea backlog. This feature has been shipped where you can merge ideas and the votes will be tallied together (so that you can ensure that you track the popularity of the idea).