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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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The ratio of pollees noting concern about employment among pollees themselves and their relatives rose to 66.
The ratio of pollees expecting the economy to pick up fell to 15.
According to a public poll taken by The Yomiuri Shimbun immediately after the election, nearly half of the pollees cited "the party's stance over reforms" as the chief reason for the DPJ suffering such a devastating blow.
In the Yomiuri survey, more than 60 percent of pollees cited their concern that under a gigantic ruling coalition, the Koizumi Cabinet might govern in a high-handed way.
According to a Yomiuri Shimbun poll taken in May, 36 percent of those surveyed said they supported the LDP, compared with only 12 percent of pollees who said they backed the DPJ.
Seventy percent of all pollees found it problematic that the prime minister informed U.
But 79% of the pollees responded that it is very likely or somewhat likely Bush will be reelected, while only 9% believe his reelection is unlikely, the poll found.
The pollees were asked to pick up to three answers from 14 choices presented.
5 percent of the pollees said they supported the LDP, while only 10.
According to a survey on political reforms conducted by The Yomiuri Shimun in June, those who said the nation's politics have deteriorated or have not changed much accounted for 90 percent of the pollees.