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- v. Present participle of poll.
- n. the action of taking a poll
- n. A technique that continually interrogates a peripheral device to see if it has data to transfer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of topping, lopping, or cropping, as trees or hedges.
- n. Plunder, or extortion.
- n. The act of voting, or of registering a vote.
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ALL of the plus McCain polling is from a month and a half ago.
A lot of this polling is a meant to be a distraction of what the President is trying to do.
Great news for the general election, if this polling is accurate!
I still think that side of the polling is a misnomer given the nature of the different regions and specific spots of Scotland.
One reason Portman is only at +5 is what I call polling noise.
The fact that it’s such a tight race between whether or not socialized medicine “would be better” (which, by the way, in polling is not the same as saying “would prefer”) is indicative of this. lobstakilla Says:
I'd say the Tea Party polling is pretty impressive given the mainstream media's daily assaults and intentional mischaracterizations of its motives and its supporters.
To Sandra Day: No one cares about your 82 year grandfather, he probably is as smart as you are. 'majority' in polling means greater than 50%, so if 47% approve and 44% dissaprove, that remaining 9% that cant make up their mind still count, so the 'majority' of those polled (that means all of them include that indecisive 9%) dont agree.
First, look at how polling is conducted in this country.
But in the month since, the foreclosure fraud scandal has burst wide open, Cordray has taken a leadership role, and the latest polling from the Columbus Dispatch shows Cordray up 50-44.