Elections Guide for Curitiba

Elections Guide for Curitiba

Organisation: Gazeta do Povo (Brazil)

Publication Date: 04/11/2017

Size of team/newsroom:large

Description

The Election's Guide for Brazil's 2016 Elections was a big project, holding more than 500 thousand profile pages for every candidate in all over the 5576 brazilian cities. In Curitiba, it had a special feature, to help the readers to find out the best candidate (for mayor and councilmen) selecting them by their opinions regarding a few municipal themes.

What makes this project innovative? What was its impact?

How does your candidate think? This is a very hard question to answer. A team in newsroom managed to interview more than 700 people running for City Council, besides the 9 candidates for City Hall. The tool lets you give your opinion on the same questions they answered, and see who thinks similarly, so you could find the right candidate.

Technologies used for this project:

PHP, javascript
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