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the place where people vote

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'And don't you know that I won't have no Poll Parroting on the part of my daughter?
You could go on Poll Parroting enough with her, when I warn't come in: Poll Parrot a little with her on this pint.
'Will you leave off a Poll Parroting, I ask you?' cried Mr Riderhood, half beside himself between the two.
You can Poll Parrot enough when you ain't wanted to Poll Parrot, you perwerse jade!'
When that was done, he awoke to a clear perception that Poll Parroting was solely chargeable with what had passed.
Horatio Fizkin, Esquire, of Fizkin Lodge, demanded a poll, and a poll was fixed accordingly.
First, I was amazed how the creature got thither; and then, how he should just keep about the place, and nowhere else; but as I was well satisfied it could be nobody but honest Poll, I got over it; and holding out my hand, and calling him by his name, "Poll," the sociable creature came to me, and sat upon my thumb, as he used to do, and continued talking to me, "Poor Robin Crusoe!
Eleven states faced anti-gay marriage votes in November, and many analysts believe the votes helped Bush by driving more evangelicals to the polls. Religious Right activists were quick to point this out.
Does Protect Arizona Now plan to make an appearance at the polls? "I really don't know what we're going to do," says Kathy McKee, the founder of Protect Arizona Now.
Not only are people fascinated by the opinions of their fellow Americans, but politicians use polls to help tailor their messages to sway voters, and journalists use them to find out what people care about and why.
The Democrats' recent enthusiasm at the polls may in part be because this year's primary featured nine candidates, and Howard Dean's unusual campaign mobilized many new voters--both for and against him.
In this excellent new book, Robert Eisinger insightfully examines the development of private public opinion polling by presidents (polls conducted specifically for the president) from the Hoover through the Clinton administrations.
The volatility in the college football polls helped Oregon State this weekend.
Polls are playing a key role in stampeding the American people into accepting destructive policies.
One thing I like about being perpetually wired is the ability to participate in "instant polls" that pop up on sites such as AOL, the Wall Street Journal, and recently on www.tappi.org.