push poll

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push poll

political telemarketing masquerading as a poll but no one is collecting information or analyzing data and it does not include any demographic questions
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push poll

n.
A method of denigrating or promoting a viewpoint or a candidate under the guise of a public-opinion poll whose questions are worded in a biased fashion in an effort to influence voters.
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push′ poll`


n.
a seemingly unbiased telephone survey that is actually conducted by supporters of a particular candidate and disseminates negative information about an opponent.
[1990–95]
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