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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Ikole LGA has Abiola Olukayode of the PDP who polled 29,956 while in Efon LGA, Yemi Owoeye, emerged winner with 11,900 votes.
In Ekiti South West, Omolase Lanre of the PDP polled 24,657, to emerge winner while Akindele Ogidi also of PDP in Gbonyin LGA scored 24,940 to emerge the winner.
Almost half of the executives polled (47 percent) said partnerships often fail without real collaboration, while 45 percent said failure occurs in the absence of integration.
Despite damage done by the big business scandals of a few years ago, the polled executives perceived a business integrity comeback.
Like Reagan, he polled on how best to sell them to the American people.
It is harder to "communicate corporate values instead of picnic info," to explain how competition affects organizations, especially now that the media are becoming both more plentiful and more simplistic, according to many of those polled.
At a women polling station in Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah School, 268 votes were, however, polled out of the 1,059 by the same time which indicates 25pc.
Higher number of votes was polled in Surezai Payan, Ahmadkhel, Umeedabad and adjacent areas.
According to data from some eight polling stations around MDA Chowk and Lodhi colony, 1,554 votes were polled till 1500 hours out of total 10,049 registered votes and average turn out at these polling stations was above 15 per cent.
He said total registered voters in the polling station is about 1150, expressing optimism that maximum votes would be polled here keeping in view of people's enthusiasm in elections.
At polling station number 104 in rural area Suraj Miani of NA-151, Government Islamia Jafria school, just below 50 percent votes were polled till 11am.