Not having it is a waste of potential user desire insight :-)
No need for the auto-confirm behaviour, nor any extra policy, just keep the score as an indicator.
Live sample: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=951885 See the `Importance: ... 1 vote (vote)` line
2002 bike-shedding war in Eclipse that ended up enabling it: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=12115
Sorry - we are not going to do this. There is just not enough support for the idea to make it worthwhile.
If you do have a bug report which you think needs special or urgent attention please feel free to post about this to the binutils mailing list or to contact the maintainer(s) concerned directly.