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Barack Obama On The Ballot In Brazil

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Barack Obama On The Ballot In Brazil

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If this fall's election is disputed, we have a winning slogan for Barack Obama: "Make sure every vote is counted in Brazil." South America's biggest country has a law that permits candidates to put any name they'd like on the ballot. They just have to make sure it's not offensive. The Democratic nominee is apparently popular in Brazil. And candidates in at least eight local elections have chosen to run under the name Barack Obama.

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I'm Steve Inskeep. If this fall's election is disputed, we have a winning slogan for Barack Obama. Make sure every vote is counted in Brazil. South America's biggest country has a law that permits candidates to put any name they'd like on the ballot. They just have to make sure it's not offensive. The Democratic nominee is apparently popular in Brazil, and candidates in at least eight local elections have chosen to run their campaigns under the name Barack Obama. It's Morning Edition.

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