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Monday, May 4, 2009 | 01:13 PM PT |

Well last night's debate may have been exciting for some, a snoozer for others but for me, it was one busy night!

We here at cbc.ca/bc decided to try out something new. We wanted to LIVE blog during the leaders debate.
Going into this, we had no idea if this was going to work or even be successful.
But now that it's over, I can confidently say it was a success!

Along with myself, my Senior Producer, and the help of some awesome interns I was able to keep the conversation around the debate going. I asked you to keep it clean, short and avoid the partisan rants. Well hats off to you for following the rules!

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What's in a poll?

Monday, May 4, 2009 | 08:09 AM PT |

Okay at the beginning of the election campaign, a poll showed the BC Liberals had a big lead over the BC NDP. A seventeen point lead to be exact.

But a more recent poll says ...the lead isn't as big. It's only 3 points.

So are people changing their minds or is something else at play?
Well it could be that people are having a change of heart....
But I'd put my money on the "something else".

Both these polls talked to British Columbians.
And asked them similar questions.

But the difference was "how" the polls were conducted.

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