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Straw poll to be launched

Sunday, October 10, 2010

The Brazil Times will launch a straw poll for the 2010 General Election Tuesday.

The survey may be accessed at surveymonkey.com/s/braziltimes.

The poll will open 8 a.m., each Tuesday morning and close at noon each Thursday, beginning Oct. 12 through Oct. 28.

Results from each poll will be published in Friday newspapers until the election, beginning Oct. 15.

A straw poll or straw vote is a vote with nonbinding results. Straw polls provide important interactive dialogue among movements within large groups, reflecting trends like organization and motivation.

The poll is not scientific. Voters are not restricted by eligibility to vote in specific districts.

Results are provided as entertainment and as an indication of voter opinion for those using The Brazil Times' website.