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Usage examples for Polled

  1. All over the Missouri Valley, men knew that Grant Adams, a big, lumbering, red- polled, lusty- lunged man with one arm burned off- and the story of the burning fixed the man always in the public heart- with a curious creed and a freak gift for expounding it, was doing unusual things with the labor situation in the Harvey district. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  2. I learned afterwards that it was under the direction and management of Mr. Hanna that the Convention had been so carefully and accurately polled. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  3. Although the idea of the public conduct of economic enterprises by public agencies had never previously attracted attention or favor in America, yet already in 1890, almost as soon as it began to be talked about, political parties favoring its application to important branches of business had polled heavy votes. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  4. It went on like this until the entire executive staff was polled. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  5. " We haven't polled half the voters," said he. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  6. They polled only 5079 votes in the whole state. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  7. Although their candidate, B. F. Butler, polled 175, 000 votes in 1884, the Greenbackers gave up the contest, and in 1888 yielded their place to the Union Labor party. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  8. The Moderate Republicans, to whom had been given recently the name of Progressives, were reduced to 200; while the Right retained but 100. The Socialists alone polled nearly twenty per cent of the total popular vote. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  9. The act provided further, that should a majority of the votes polled be found to favor a Convention, then eighty- two delegates to such a Constitutional Convention were to be elected on the second Tuesday in October next after the election aforesaid. – History of the Constitutions of Iowa by Benjamin F. Shambaugh
  10. This election was warmly contested by the two political parties in Kansas, and a greater vote was polled than at any previous election. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. In all elections they polled a comparatively small vote. – The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement by Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner
  12. Mr. Millbank's friends were not disheartened, as it was known that the leading members of Mr. Rigby's committee had polled; whereas his opponent's were principally reserved. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
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