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canvass

a solicitation of opinions, votes, sales orders, etc.
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In some cases, residents can expect to be contacted by field canvassers confirming an address.
The late governor's death left the province with no candidate for governor, but his name remained on the ballot and he won with 60,664 votes which the board of canvassers counted in favor of her daughter.
I AM writing to ask whether any other Mail readers had a visit from the NPower canvasser recently and whether they had any luck in actually getting rid of him.
The draft code includes advice to candidates and canvassers not to handle postal ballot papers or volunteer to return completed ballot papers on behalf of voters.
To suggest Big Issue vendors are in the same category as buskers and canvassers in quite frankly an insult.
Details of the ban were revealed by Ed Oliver, secretary of the city's stores committee, who also manages the centre which claimed Liverpool has a serious problem with some Big Issue canvassers.
But should there be some sort of control of canvassers or salespeople in the city centre?
But the Labour canvassers made an instant judgement that talking to me would be a waste of oxygen.
Again the poor canvassers will have to explain why he didn't make all these changes or reforms when he was at the Cabinet table for 14 years.
The council's Elections Office updates the Register of Electors every year and it will help out costs if forms are completed and posted back, or details are provided by phone or email before reminders are sent out or canvassers visit homes in the autumn.
IS ANYONE else as tired as I am of being cold-called by canvassers at all times of the day and evening?
Swansea City and County Council yesterday approved a new policy which would shepherd buskers, researchers, fund raisers, canvassers and others who 'interact' with shoppers into certain designated zones.