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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.

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About 103 polling stations have been established at PK-101 Bajaur-II, 87 combined 8 female and 8 male.
The report noted that nearly 68% or 457 of the 674 polling stations it visited lacked ramps at entry points to allow easy movement for specially-abled people.
On March 20, 2019, DPP spokesperson Chou Chang-chieh posted a text on the DPP website saying that 'DPP polls have always been fair and objective, they certainly not correspond to mistaken allegations by certain media.' The text clearly stated that 'for presidential elections, the candidate would be chosen completely by opinion polls according to the party's clauses for the nomination of elected officials, with several polling organizations conducting several polls, opened up to the presence of the candidates or their representatives.'
"After taking all material circumstances into account, the Election Commission of India hereby declares under Sub-Sections (2) of Section 58 of clause (b) under the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that the poll taken on May 6, 2019, for the aforesaid election at following polling stations (polling station no-116 in Barrackpur and polling station no-110 in Arambag) to be void," EC said in its order to Chief Electoral Officer of the West Bengal.
In Ganderbal district, which is part of the Srinagar constituency, as many as 27 polling booths recorded no votes at the end of the polling.
He pointed out that in data covering 78,000 Forms-45 only 66 had been signed by the PPP polling agents.
'Polling material has been moved to the polling stations where the by polls taking place in Sindh province,' said ECP's officials.
Though the turnout is traditionally low in by-elections, but the PTI and the PML-N were expected to bring out greater number of voters to the polling stations given the tough nature of contests having political implications for the two parties.
But even if there is flooding, he said, the elections will still proceed at 22,967 polling stations throughout the country.
Where Pakistan made a history as women cast their votes for the very first time in Dir, Kohistan, North Waziristan and South Waziristan, long queues of female voters were also seen in different polling stations of Lahore despite the fact that the weather remained extremely hot and humid till the afternoon.
Talking to this correspondent, many people complained for being allotted the remote polling station.