It's been some time now that we have the beloved IMDb poll back, and the new system has allowed for hundreds of creative polls suggested by IMDb users. However this variety is not visible to a casual user, because the IMDb frontpage does not feature them.
Having a poll on the front page it's great to attract a casual voter, however I think the current system to choose the lucky one that gets more visibility is wrong, this is because out of the hundreds of available polls, only a group of around ten polls is shown on the frontpage. This few lucky polls have all over 20,000 votes while the biggest pack of new and old polls struggle to get around 1,000 votes.
The front page space is obviously quite benefical for polls, and this could be a great attraction to the site as they used to be with the old Daily Poll, however there should be a way to feature a wide variety of polls, and to give all the published questions a chance to shine in the front page.
Not only will this increase the number of votes in every poll, but it would also generate a bigger participation, since a casual visitor that finds the same handful of polls day afyer day on the front page is bound to loss interest.
My proposal is to generate a new system to feature polls in the front page, for starters every new poll in a given day should have sometime to appear on the front page, and also the older polls with fewer votes should be featured from time to time, instead of the same polls that already have over 20,000 votes