Definition of pollster
: one that conducts a poll or compiles data obtained by a poll
Examples of pollster in a Sentence
he wouldn't tell the exit pollster whom he'd voted for
Recent Examples of pollster from the Web
Kellyanne Conway is a longtime Republican pollster who helped turn around Trump’s presidential campaign at a critical time last summer.
Others who received waivers to interact with former clients or employers include White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, former head of the Republican National Committee and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, a GOP pollster.
Whoever wins, Ed Miliband, the former Labour leader who lost badly in 2015 after predictions of a close race, warned against giving credence to the pollsters, who had shown their fallibility.
Democratic pollster Paul Maslin said the ultimate candidate is the least important factor for Democrats now.
Even if there are problems with the underlying samples, the recent shift to Labour is probably reliable, says Anthony Wells, a pollster at YouGov Plc.
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Definition of pollster for English Language Learners
: someone who makes questions for a poll, asks questions in a poll, or collects and presents results from a poll
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