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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 PS28, 150 votes were polled out of 1,400 registered votes while at PS27, 248 votes were polled out of 1,667 till 1400 hours.
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.
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.
78% of those polled said their organization has at least 10% of their endowment assets invested in alternatives.
For example, if the universe is re-defined to be: "Pollsters who polled on more than 4 statewide contests," then the most accurate polling firm is Valley Research, of Salt Lake City, with an average error of 2.
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.
According to the survey, 74% of those polled agreed with the statement "Computerized voting systems should produce a paper audit record," while only 21% of those polled agreed with the statement "Computerized voting systems do not need to produce a paper record.
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.