canvass


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the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account

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an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people

an oil painting on canvas fabric

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the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete

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a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

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Registering to vote is simple and I would encourage everyone to look out for their canvass form and follow the straightforward steps to ensure they are included," Mr O'Sullivan said.
A thorough neighborhood canvass allows investigators to search for the missing child while identifying and interviewing all individuals near the victim's abduction site or last known location during the critical period that follows a child's disappearance.
Whether a broker chooses to canvass may ultimately be a matter of personal style.
As a result of the canvass, more residents were challenged in their precinct than in any other without homeless shelters or public housing.
I made the frame and a friend made me a canvass cover to go over it as a Christmas present.
Police said they suspect Yanase used his position as a civil servant to canvass votes for Koso, a candidate from the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).
David McIntosh, chairman of the House Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs, of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, is completing a canvass of regulatory agencies.
A letter has been sent to residents of Kennedy Gardens, in Billingham, saying it is now council policy not to allow representatives of political parties into the high-rise blocks to post political leaflets or canvass.
A JUDGE yesterday changed bail terms for a dissident republican to enable him to canvass for an election.
26 election, the county has 10 days to canvass the results, while Perry's office has 14, said Alicia Phillips Pearce, the secretary of state's deputy communications director.
SMILES: ECHO Direct winners Dave Hughes and Anne Bennett, with ECHO canvass manager Jayne Anders and Craig Reynolds, ECHO Direct manager Picture: COLIN LANE SMILES: ECHO Direct winners Dave Hughes and Anne Bennett, with ECHO canvass manager Jayne Anders and Craig Reynolds, ECHO Direct manager Picture: COLIN LANE CHRISTMAS came early for two lucky ECHO newspaper deliverers.
A ROW over whether politicians should canvass support outside Cardiff mosques escalated last night - as Plaid Cymru were accused of "justifying violence and intimidation".
In return for material support from the party, candidates in target seats are expected to fulfil 26 requirements, including: Undertaking canvassing in five streets every week from July 2009; Ensuring that three leaflets are delivered in the final month of the campaign, with five prior to that; Ensuring that accurate returns are kept and logged from every canvass on the computer programme; Organising at least one event each month in a major local centre; Ensuring that younger voters, especially first-time voters, are targeted specifically; Distributing at least one press release per week aimed at local newspapers andmedia or writing a weekly blog posting; Informing the national office of any proposed interviews and discussing the content of comments in advance.
The neighborhood canvass constitutes one of the most productive investigative tools.