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  • n. Plural form of canvasser.


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  • And no questions about Sean Gagen's bringing in "canvassers" who showed up at polling places, didn't pass out anything, and would disappear?

    NIGHTMARE: Kaine picked tonight?- UPDATE

  • Now the group is under fire after an investigation revealed dozens of their "canvassers" - were ex-felons, some still on parole.

    Is the '08 Election In Process of Being Hijacked?

  • According to eyewitnesses one of those who shot at the canvassers was a uniformed

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The recall canvassers found it difficult to get to residents of apartments and condominiums, and that many people were on holiday during the Christmas season, while others were not motivated to sign up at the mobile locations in the riding, he said.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • You're speaking corresponding with someone who is outraged by the actions of ACORN, who wonders, when he votes, if his franchise has been made irrelevant by the fog of false data created by their "canvassers"; with someone who is outraged that his taxes go to support professional rabble rousers with no demonstrable purpose except to foment unrest.

    Jeffrey Rosen on the two important race cases that will be argued in the Supreme Court in the next few days.

  • Citizen Action, a group that supports a government-run system, this summer will send 1,500 "canvassers" to 45,000 homes each night; volunteers will reach an additional 20,000 people by telephone.

    Health-Lobby Mania

  • All but the new boys obeyed, and the two "canvassers" were very hard put to it for a while, and might have fared yet worse, had not

    The Cock-House at Fellsgarth

  • In deprived Nográd county, "canvassers" for Fidesz MP István Rácz were reportedly offering food parcels in exchange for nominations (all candidates must collect 750 nominations in order to stand in the election).

    Budapest Times

  • When Ron Paul has supporters going door to door in a grassroots movement it is ok and patriotic BUT when Obama does the same they are "Obama's zombie" canvassers "".

    Alex Jones' Prison

  • A metric-driven approach that relies on grass-roots volunteers will serve Mr. Obama well, especially compared to the Democrats' 2004 campaign, which emphasized paid canvassers recruited from temp agencies and union halls.

    Obama Takes a Page From Nixon's Handbook


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