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canvass

a solicitation of opinions, votes, sales orders, etc.
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Ross has quickly risen through the ranks at RKF, having begun his career with RKF in 2007 as a college intern and then a canvasser.
We're very disappointed in today's decision by the State Board of Canvassers to allow a badly flawed petition to ban hydraulic fracturing in Michigan to be circulated by a group that is not being straightforward with voters about the content of their proposal.
The other day I was ignored three times while walking round town, twice by canvassers and once by old friend and Examiner sports writer Doug Thomson.
Provencher's data to determine where to send canvassers next.
Canvassers will be calling door-to-door in August if the council does not receive a completed form.
Enquiries showed no canvassers from the energy company had been in the area.
New Tunisia, New Opportunities" targets buyers, investors and canvassers in France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Great Britain.
PRIOR to the general election before the last one, I came across canvassers for Bob Ainsworth on the Foleshill Road on the way to the bank.
Enrile has also succeeded in calling for a simulation of the transmission of election results from the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines in 76,000 polling places, to the city and provincial board of canvassers until they reached the joint Congress which has served as the National Board of Canvassers.
Phil Davies, who is seeking to retain Wirral West for Labour, said it had been canvassers "being slightly over enthusiastic" during the incident at Overchurch Infants in Upton last week.
Arriving in a picture-postcard Suffolk village, I find BNP leader Nick Griffin, pictured below, has sent canvassers there before me.
Under a detailed plan worked out to make sure the count is effective, the Census Bureau has hired more than 140,000 canvassers nationwide - about 8,200 for the Western Region that begins in Fresno and includes all of Southern California and Hawaii.