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Can deleted answers be down-voted?

An answer I deleted immediately after posting has been down-voted. Is this possible, or did the down-vote occur in the split-second before I deleted it?
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Don't downvote off topic posts into oblivion

Related Occasionally, PPCG gets an off-topic post or two. Usually, these are closed fairly quickly, and the user is informed that this isn't what this site is about. The majority of the time, the ...
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Downvoting Questions on Hold

What is the current community opinion on this action. While certainly a downvoted is a very clear way of leaving direct feedback. I feel that downvoting a question that is already on hold is almost ...
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On downvoting questions of users not in the know

Recently, I encountered this question where a user had posted a challenge to make an ArrayList and manipulate it in certain ways, very basically. This poster obviously did not understand the site, ...
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How long can I access my deleted question?

I'm designing a question which needs some special Markdown commands, i.e. smaller images that link to larger images. Although I prepare the question locally on my PC, it may take some time to finally ...
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Downvoting wrong answers in a specific language

I golf in TI-BASIC (the language that TI-83 and 84 series graphing calculators use), which is an uncommon language, and small even in proportion to the frequency of its use is the number of people in ...
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How easy is too easy?

Recent example: Code Golf for a^b mod n. Is there a policy I'm missing about what's too easy? If not... Should questions I personally dub too easy be... Ignored and left for interested users? ...
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Why was I downvoted?

I don't care about the rep, and I know that downvotes can be somewhat random and sometimes undeserved, but In the early stages of a site, it's easy to go against the rules without knowing, so I would ...