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Princeton's WordNet

  1. electioneering, bell ringing, canvassingnoun

    persuasion of voters in a political campaign

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canvassing

    of Canvass

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  1. Canvassing

    Canvassing is the systematic initiation of direct contact with a target group of individuals commonly used during political campaigns. A campaign team will knock on doors of private residences within a particular geographic area, engaging in face-to-face personal interaction with voters. Canvassing may also be performed by telephone, where it is referred to as telephone canvassing. The main purpose of canvassing is to perform voter identification – to poll how individuals are planning to vote – rather than to argue with or persuade voters. This preparation is an integral part of a 'get out the vote' operation, in which known supporters are contacted on polling day and reminded to cast their ballot.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of canvassing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of canvassing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Stephanie Pyser:

    Going into 2020, we're full steam ahead, that's when our members really step up and want to get more involved in canvassing, fundraising and all the many things that we get to do. We'll be ready.

  2. Ben Tribbett:

    You aren't seeing the same crowds out canvassing.

  3. M Aurelius:

    Consider, and you will find that almost all the transactions of the time of Vespasian differed little from those of the present day. You there find marrying and giving in marriage, educating children, sickness, death, war, joyous holidays, traffic, agriculture, flatterers, insolent pride, suspicions, laying of plots, longing for the death of others, newsmongers, lovers, misers, men canvassing for consulship?yet all these passed away, and are nowhere.

  4. Monica Roberts:

    We pleaded for canvassing in our neighborhoods, pro-HERO ads on Houston black radio stations and hard-hitting attacks to destroy the only card our haters had to play in the bathroom meme.

  5. Jamaal Bowman:

    We were canvassing in every nook and cranny of the district prior to the pandemic, there's nothing like having a conversation face to face with someone.

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