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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 article came at a critical point," Poller said, adding it was the impetus behind the founding of the center.
Poller explains the multiple interpretations of the title: "'In Spite of' can indicate that despite opposing forces, one can overcome; or it can suggest that due to the very existence of opposition, one chooses to go beyond, to dare, in spite of the arbitrary and unacceptable restrictions .
Currently, about 260,000 records per day are collected by the poller, resulting in approximately one million billlable records per month.
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We would like to thank our SERF co-director, Stephen Driscoll, for his continuing support and encouragement, and Tessa Poller for her assistance and patience.
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and Tammy Poller, an assistant professor of information technology, was recognized for giving five years of service as an adviser to the Iota Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.
The Lady Mayoress (right) with Braythorn office staff - Natalie Whiting, Serena Poller, Carol Johnson, Emma Bedford, Victoria Dell and Sharon Churchill