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Brazil Electoral Court confirms transparency in election opinion polls

Thursday, March 15th 2018 - 09:13 UTC
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The Brazilian Superior Electoral Court (TSE) revoked changes introduced to a resolution on election polls. The changes had been criticized by research institutes and associations which believed they could be interpreted as restrictions to the press. Read full article

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  • Eric Ehrmann

    In the name of “transparency” who lobbied the decision for the changes to be inserted, and what is/was the political affiliation of those individuals, groups?

    Mar 15th, 2018 - 10:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @Eric
    Good question, which at the moment doesn't seem to have any clear answer......but, as poll questions not related to the actual election - i.e., referring to a candidates political record in general (projects presented and approved, or not / coruption issues / prior convictions not necessarily related to corruption etc), might negatively influence the current perception voters have of some candidates (screwing their plans), on the other hand, they might benefit those that have nothing to be ashamed of (not that they would be even if they did have, but nevertheless would prefer to sweep under the carpet), the lobby may have originated from within groups in Congress....just got to ask, who has more to lose when the population is better informed on Congress' chicanery ?

    Mar 15th, 2018 - 06:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    REF: “Brazil Electoral Court confirms transparency”:
    https://joaopaulosampaio.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/516.jpg

    As above, they can offer 100% transparency to their hearts' content! In any case, the masses are deaf, dumb, blind, ignorant, retarded, disinterested [ETC] - ANYWAY!

    Mar 16th, 2018 - 11:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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