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Governance FAQ

Q: What is Governance?
A: See the following links to learn more about Polkadot's Governance system:
Q: Why should I participate in Governance?
A: Governance allows all network stakeholders / token holders to vote on on-chain referenda. This allows you to shape the future of your favourite network.
Q: What is the difference between Gov1 and Gov2?
A: You can find out more about the differences between Gov1 and Gov2 in this article by Gavin Wood.
Q: How can I unlock my tokens which have governance locks?
A:
  1. 1.
    Open the Nova Wallet application.
  2. 2.
    Select the "Vote" tab.
  3. 3.
    Select your desired Network.
  4. 4.
    Select the "Locked" button.
  5. 5.
    You can now see your locked tokens.
  6. 6.
    If your Governance locks have expired, Select "Unlock".
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