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  1. exit poll(noun)

    a poll of voters as they leave the voting place; usually taken by news media in order to predict the outcome of an election


  1. exit poll

    a survey poll taken by interviewing voters as they leave (exit) the polling place, to determine how they voted and for what reasons; -- it is usually taken by news media to learn at an early time (often before the balloting has finished) who the winners are, and sometimes the reasons for the voters' choices.


  1. exit poll(Noun)

    A poll taken of a sample of voters as they leave a voting station; used to predict the outcome of an election.


  1. Exit poll

    An election exit poll is a poll of voters taken immediately after they have exited the polling stations. Unlike an opinion poll, which asks whom the voter plans to vote for or some similar formulation, an exit poll asks whom the voter actually voted for. A similar poll conducted before actual voters have voted is called an entrance poll. Pollsters – usually private companies working for newspapers or broadcasters – conduct exit polls to gain an early indication as to how an election has turned out, as in many elections the actual result may take hours or even days to count. Warren Mitofsky, founder of Mitofsky International, is credited with having invented the exit poll.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exit poll in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exit poll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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