canvassing

  1. persuasion of voters in a political campaign
  2. get the opinions of people, for example
  3. solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
  4. consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

Canvassing

Canvassing is the systematic initiation of direct contact with a target group of individuals commonly used during political campaigns. A campaign team (and during elections a candidate) 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 pe...
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Canvassing

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Canvass
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Canvassing

During a campaign, active supporters of a party ask voters who they will vote for and try to drum up support for their own candidates.
Found on http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/basics/4346975.stm

Canvassing

During a campaign, active supporters of a party ask voters who they will vote for and try to drum up support for their own candidates.
Found on http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/vote_2005/basics/4346975.stm

canvassing

Soliciting for a candidate, political party, trade, or business. In Britain some local constituency parties conduct periodic canvasses between elections, as well as during election campaigns, in...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
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