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exit poll

noun
1.
a poll taken of a small percentage of voters as they leave the polls, used to forecast the outcome of an election or determine the reasons for voting decisions.
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  • We verified that this was done appropriately in the exit poll estimates.
  • About half of all those asked to fill out exit poll questionnaires decline.
  • Respondent conducted an exit poll of voters concerning their opinions on the base budget and propositions presented.
  • Participants' responses to the exit poll reflect their comfort and apparent satisfaction with the method.
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exit poll

noun
1.
a poll taken by an organization by asking people how they voted in an election as they leave a polling station
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