A few weeks ago, I took this question to Facebook, and polled my friends.
More than half of Americans polled recently support gay marriage.
Even among those who only speak Russian, 58 percent polled in favor of unity.
Overall, 49 percent of Americans polled stated that natural disasters were evidence of the end times.
He replaced his range cattle with polled Herefords, raising champions that founded herds world-wide.
But the nightmare that disturbed him now, waking or dreaming, was the fear that this full negro vote could not be polled.
The party which elected Lincoln in 1860 polled only seven thousand votes in 1840.
Later reports covering the elections as a whole indicated that the Bolsheviki polled about 40 or 45 per cent.
Six hundred and seventy-four votes were polled for this ticket.
General Jackson had polled more popular votes in the election, but he did not gain enough electoral votes to win outright.
"head," early 14c., polle "hair of the head; piece of fur from the head of an animal," also "head," from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch pol "head, top." Sense extended early 14c. to "person, individual." Meaning "collection of votes" is first recorded 1620s, from notion of "counting heads;" meaning "survey of public opinion" is first recorded 1902. Poll tax, literally "head tax," is from 1690s. Literal use in English tends toward the part of the head where the hair grows.
"to take the votes of," 1620s, from poll (n.). Related: Polled; polling. A deed poll "deed executed by one party only," is from earlier verbal meaning "cut the hair of," because the deed was cut straight rather than indented (see indent).
"to cut, trim," late 14c., "to cut short the hair" (of an animal or person), from poll (n.). Of trees or plants from 1570s. Related: Polled; polling.