nose count

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Noun1.nose count - a periodic count of the populationnose count - a periodic count of the population  
counting, enumeration, numeration, count, reckoning, tally - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"
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How about a nose count, based on one-on-one interviews?
Most members haven't expressed anything; when The Texas Tribune did a nose count right after the elections, calling each member to ask about speaker preferences, 119 members declined to state one.
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