Origin of poll1
OTHER WORDS FROM pollpoll·a·ble, adjectivepoller, nounre·poll·ing, noun
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Other definitions for poll (2 of 3)
- the body of students who read for or obtain a degree without honors.
- Also called poll degree . pass degree.
Origin of poll2
Other definitions for poll (3 of 3)
How to use poll in a sentence
They also discuss whether polls in the Midwest have corrected their biases and whether scandals still matter.Why Some Latino Voters Are Backing Trump|Galen Druke|September 15, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
While poll worker shortages were already an issue, a dearth of poll workers is a much bigger concern in 2020.Facebook launches poll worker recruitment push in the News Feed|Taylor Hatmaker|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
When you do so, you should also plan to update your driver’s license or whatever identification your state requires you to show at the polls.It’s time to check your voter registration—here’s how|John Kennedy|September 10, 2020|Popular-Science
We use polls posted by RealClearPolitics, HuffPollster, Polling Report and FiveThirtyEight in our analysis.The Forecast: The Methodology Behind Our 2020 Election Model|Daniel Malloy|September 10, 2020|Ozy
This poll’s modeled error estimate is plus or minus 3 percentage points.Fortune battleground poll: Biden leads on social unrest, Trump on economy|Lance Lambert|September 9, 2020|Fortune
But so-called jungle primaries are notoriously hard to predict or poll.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Most of it is taken up by a graphic inviting the visitor to participate in the 2016 online presidential straw poll.Today’s GOP: Still Cool With Racist Pandering?|Michael Tomasky|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Pew poll also found most African Americans expect relations between police and minorities will actually get worse.Dr. Howard Fuller's Injustice Education|Campbell Brown|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this is a poll, remember, not of Latinos, or of Cuban-Americans across the country.Rubio’s Embargo Anger Plays to the Past|Michael Tomasky|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This past May, NBC News and The Wall Street Journal conducted a joint poll on body art.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neither shall they shave their heads, nor wear long hair: but they shall only poll their heads.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Since many of the Readjuster party members consisted of Negroes, the poll tax was repealed also.
In 1876, a law was passed which required the payment of a poll tax before voting in the state of Virginia.
Furthermore, a constitutional requirement demanded payment of three years' poll taxes six months before general elections.
One of the first effects of this amendment in Virginia was a legislative enactment requiring all women to pay the poll tax.
British Dictionary definitions for poll
- a canvassing of a representative sample of a large group of people on some question in order to determine the general opinion of the group
- the results or record of such a canvassing