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Synonyms for poll

Synonyms for poll

the uppermost part of the body

Synonyms for poll

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

the top of the head

the part of the head between the ears

a tame parrot

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the counting of votes (as in an election)

get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

vote in an election at a polling station

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get the votes of

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convert into a pollard

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Polling a sample is not a complete election poll, but it is only polling a section of all voters in order to estimate and analyze how the public at large might vote.
Banker Sumit Awasthi finds it difficult to rely on the results of an exit poll.
Prior to this, EC on May 09 had declared "void", the polls held at one polling station in Puducherry on April 18 and polls held at 168 polling stations in Tripura West parliamentary constituency on April 11 and ordered re-polling for all these polling stations to be held on May 12.
Times/USC poll and the IBD/TIPP poll are not (http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/pollster-ratings/) highly cited polls.
First and foremost, it's the first statistically significant poll of polls.
By far the most common form of voter fraud - involving mail-in ballots - only occurs outside of the polls and away from the eyes of any potential poll watchers.
According to the EC, "The period may commence from the beginning of the hours fixed for poll on the first day of poll and continues till half an hour after closing of the polling in all the states and union territories."In order to maintain a level playing field and to ensure free and fair elections, the EC advised all print and electronic media not to resort to such broadcast or publish such information.
E-poll books guard against fraud, since they immediately inform poll workers if someone has voted early or absentee.
JUNE 2006: Poll shows three yellow cards to Croatia defender Josip Simunic before sending him off in World Cup match against Australia.
Founder and director of the Ohio Ballet until 1999, Heinz Poll died in April in his Cleveland Heights home.
And why would the Gallup Organization be enlisted to conduct a poll on business relationship issues?
6) with so many voters turning out, serious difficulties arose that accentuated failures in the voter registration system; problems stemming from the lack of standardization of rules for casting and counting of provisional and absentee ballots; inadequate polling place procedures, including poll worker related problems; and problematic voting machine operations.
One exit poll conducted by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies showed that Bush's support among African Americans in Ohio hit 16 percent--five points higher than the national average.