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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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To note, the public opinion poll was held on December 5-16.
The public opinion poll also shows that 55% of the respondents are again the motion of the government to increase the retirement age.
The public opinion poll was announced recently during a lecture held at Brookings Institution in the presence of a big number of US government officials, diplomatic missions and research centers.
At the same time, public opinion polls suggest Obama would have enough backing to take even further steps to re-establish the country's ties to Cuba, he said.
1824: The first public opinion poll was conducted, in Delaware, on voting intentions in the forthcoming US presidential election.
The choice of Ozzy was made in a public opinion poll to find the city's most famous celebrity.
A public opinion poll conducted six months after the start shows that although there were difficulties, the level of trust in the NRA is one of the highest compared with that of other state institutions.
And it's now time for the Iraqi government to work hard to bring security in neighborhoods so people can feel at peace." In terms of tolerating violence, Bush must have been referring to the 61 percent of Iraqis that now approve of attacks against Americans, according to a huge World Public Opinion poll released in October.
Along with serving as a member of the planning team for the Public Opinion Poll and National Arts Index, a major focus of Wester's work will be coordinating the inaugural National Arts Policy Roundtable, which will take place this fall.
One example of this is the short-term rise a politician, say a president, may experience in a public opinion poll following a convention or a well-publicized speech.
Stated the cleric: "Every Muslim rejects occupation, though maybe the presence of American forces now and in these circumstances is beneficial to Iraqis." Indeed, even had the Americans managed to create security, "we would remain opposed to the American presence because it did not come to provide security, but it came for greed." This comes from a Sunni in October 2003, but a 2006 World Public Opinion poll suggests it represents the sentiments of the Iraqi population in general.

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