I vote on it because it's all I can do but I consider the situation utterly hopeless.
I've encountered too many issues and gone back to see lots of votes with people continually asking for it, while Microsoft closes it as fixed or won't fix, and without explanation. Meanwhile, people continue to leave comments about how important it is...
Or when Microsoft do provide an explanation, it's 6-12 months later, and rarely even meets the lowest expectation of adequacy. Or a quick "we've reproduced the issue" followed by a year or more of utter silence.
Most of the time they don't even understand what is being asked. Even when being provided an explicit sample; or where there is enough basic information for me to immediately reproduce it even as an intermediate DBA.
I almost feel like that people who monitor Connect are not DBAs and/or are not working on the SQL Server product, that it's outsourced to people who have no idea what they're doing, and merely acting as moderators while passing on the barest of statistics to the production team for them to look at once in a million years.
On the other hand, there is one SSDT forum (it's not a Connect one) where those developers actively participate and is actually really awesome to read. So, it's not the entire product.