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Direction of election flow in Capacitors

Which way does the electron flow in a circuit containing capacitors?
is it conventional current (positive to negative)?
or the other way round (negative to positive)?
Reply 1
The power supply does work on electrons (-), ‘pulling’ then off the positive (+) plate, and ‘pushing’ them onto the negative (-) plate.

Idrk if how to word that but I'm pretty sure current is always conventional because the current direction is irrespective of charge carriers.
Reply 2
Electron flow is always negative to positive. But Conventional current is the other way, positive to negative. In most questions in magnetism and stuff we use conventional but idk tbh.
In a normal circuit though electron flow is negative to positive, including circuits with capacitors

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