Definition of 'polling'
Example sentences containing 'polling'
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The web site will run until polling day. Computing (2010)The party is polling in second place in 40 constituencies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On polling day you think it's all over. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What is clear at this point is that it is wrong for American voters to be left guessing so close to polling day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Project Fear may have backfired on polling day, but it has been helpful in one respect. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His approval rating has climbed from 34 per cent on polling day to 42 per cent this week. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a large turnout and in some areas insurgents guarded polling booths. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Labour is likely to go into polling day promising higher borrowing but only for infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Polling before the election is so pointless. The Sun (2015)There are other problems with opinion polling. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This morning at my local polling place the line was much longer than usual. Christianity Today (2000)Some in the party think they were also hurt by the misleading public polling figures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is not a good look to take into polling day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The storm had an impact beyond polling booths. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is based on past election results and polling data. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Much opinion polling suggests that they do. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tourist companies and associations have pledged to supply buses from more remote resorts to the improvised polling booths. Times, Sunday Times (2010) On polling day his election agent was caught presenting himself to cast his vote in two different places. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yesterday the general election campaign was effectively launched, four months before polling day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Downing Street has been buoyed by polling suggesting strong public support for welfare reform. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The 2014 results continue a pattern in local elections and in opinion polling. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And that's exactly what is happening with graphs of the polling results this election. The Sun (2015)Politics is tough, but opinion polling is tougher. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Second, opinion polling taken last week showed that there was no national appetite for a snap election. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Defence sources at the time claimed that this was because the coalition government had not wanted to deal with new military casualties before polling day. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Local polling looks promising for Ukip, but is far from decisive. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Polling suggests that the public neither know what the Big Society is nor care very much. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She declines to accompany him on polling day, in spite of his plea that this would probably be the last political campaign of his life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Judges were checking ballot boxes from 9 per cent of the 130,000 polling places where evidence of irregularities was discovered. Times, Sunday Times (2006)People may be untroubled, but public polling is the last thing I trust for news. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'polling'
British English: polling NOUN
Polling is the act of voting in an election.
There has been a busy start to polling in today's local elections.
Definition of polling from the Collins English Dictionary
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