A canvasser will knock on their door and ask voters to sign the card.
He noted that the turnout promoting effect of a canvasser knocking on a door decays within ten days to be almost minimal.
I hit the streets of San Francisco with canvasser Cynthia Ford, who began collecting signatures for the group in March.
The canvasser creeps to the house of his fellow-conspirator carrying a make-up in a bag.
Of course, their canvasser called to see you, didn't he, Kenyon?'
The canvasser, when he wants to know a man's opinions, goes and asks him.
I needn't have taken the job of canvasser in the first place.
"Don't quarrel on my account, gentlemen," the canvasser said as he puffed at his cigar.
canvasser Fulda moved to lay the resolution on the table—lost.
The man stared back at H. R. and, with the canvasser's professional look of congratulation, replied, "A gold brick!"
c.1500, from alternative spelling of canvas (n.) and probably meaning, originally, "to toss or sift in a canvas sheet," hence "to shake out, examine carefully" (1520s); "to solicit votes" (1550s). The spelling with a double -s- dates from 16c. Cf. Old French canabasser "to examine carefully," literally "to sift through canvas." Related: Canvassed; canvassing. As a noun related to this, attested from c.1600.