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poll

(Canvass), noun capitation, catalogue of persons, census, census report, census return, count, enumeration, evaluation, inquiry, numbering, numeration, public opinion, questionary, questionnaire, register, registration, return, statistic, survey, tabulation, tally

poll

(Casting of votes), noun ballot, casting of ballots, choice, consensus, decision, determination, election, eleccive privilege, expression of will, formal expression of choice, plebiscite, popular decision, preference, selection, voice, vote
Associated concepts: electioneering at poll, polling place

poll

verb ballot, call the roll, canvass, collect the vote, compute, conduct research on, count, enumerate, keep count of, keep score, list, make a survey, record the vote, register, run checks on, sample, score, survey, tabulate, take a census, take a roll call, tally, total
See also: canvass, cast, census, election, inquiry, plebiscite, primary, referendum, register, vote

POLL. A head. Hence poll tax is the name of a tax imposed upon the people at so much a head. 2. To poll a jury is to require that each juror shall himself declare what is his verdict. This may be done at the instance of either party, at any time before the verdict is recorded. 3 Cowen, R. 23. See 18 John. R. 188. See Deed Poll.

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At PS241 for men, 21 per cent votes were polled till 1400 hours as 304 votes were polled out of 1,434.
Only 11 percent of executives polled named the opportunity for mutual gain as a contributing factor in the success of a partnership.
Like Reagan, he polled on how best to sell them to the American people.
While new cultural challenges are leading many professional communicators to re-think their reliance on old print technologies, many of those polled also expressed concerns about getting increasingly complex messages to employees, external audiences and others.
At a polling station functioning inside Government Boys Elementary Boys School, District Jail Road, 200 votes were polled out of total 955 till 11am.
In 1936 the Literary Digest polled more than 2 million prospective voters and predicted Republican Alf Landon would defeat President Franklin D.
0 percentage points, a lower average error than any of the 16 other polling firms who polled on more than 5 statewide contests this 2004 General Election (according to the scientific measure "Mosteller 5.
The contesting candidate of PPP Abdul Sattar Bachani polled his vote at Main Sindhi Primary School while Dr Rahila Gul Magsi of PML (N) and her brother Dr Irfan Gul Magsi cast their votes in Chamber High School Polling Station.