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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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In addition to sampling error, question wording and practical difficulties in conducting surveys can introduce error or bias into the findings of public opinion polls.
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To receive a copy of the CAHU Report or Public Opinion Poll, as well as to arrange interviews regarding health care trends and more viable health care solutions from these expert sources, please contact Jeff Lustgarten, Forrest Beanum or Dan Witzling of Cerrell Associates, 323-466-3445.
Three rounds of public opinion polls each year starting from 2017, conducted throughout Ukraine (24 oblasts and Kyiv city, excluding temporarily occupied territories).
According to three public opinion polls whose results were published Wednesday, between 50 and 60 percent of the US citizens are against a US military intervention in Syria and it is for this reason that President Obama seeks congressional support.
He made the case that too many of our leaders rely on public opinion polls to determine how they should vote, and Tom thinks that is bad.
Public opinion polls now show the country decisively against the war and the Bush Administration.
Then there are public opinion polls, interactive web polls and market research polls, not to be confused with the North Poles, South Poles, Polish dogs, polka dancers and the other poltergeists who add all kinds of evil to this equation, correct?
And don't talk to me about public opinion polls, which seem to be driving the Social Security strategy.
However, the development and utilization of public opinion polls by presidents has yet to be fully explicated, in part because of incomplete historical information on the presidential administration of Harry Truman.
As long as the elected officials--the President, the Senators, the Representatives--religiously follow public opinion polls, continuously seek out the opinions of their constituents, carefully avoid policies which may be unpopular though justified in their opinion, they effectively give up their function as a political elite and succumb to erratic trends which have proved to be the undoing of the Athenian democracy.
Public opinion polls gave a big thumbs-down when President Clinton called for a national dialogue on race during his second term in office and the impetus for insightful reflection on the country's most pressing issue almost immediately lost steam and vanished.

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