Canvasser



to solicit votes, subscriptions, opinions, or the like from.
to examine carefully; investigate by inquiry; discuss; debate.
to solicit votes, opinions, or the like.
a soliciting of votes, orders, or the like.
a campaign for election to government office.
close inspection; scrutiny.
Contemporary Examples

The Democrats’ Simple Midterm Weapon Ben Jacobs November 3, 2014
The Democrats’ Simple Midterm Weapon Ben Jacobs November 3, 2014
The Web’s Stealth Presidential Race John Avlon July 22, 2011

Historical Examples

All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
A Woman Intervenes Robert Barr
All Things Considered G. K. Chesterton
Mary Louise and Josie O’Gorman Emma Speed Sampson
Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III) Various
H. R. Edwin Lefevre

verb
to solicit votes, orders, advertising, etc, from
to determine the feelings and opinions of (voters before an election, etc), esp by conducting a survey
to investigate (something) thoroughly, esp by discussion or debate
(mainly US) to inspect (votes) officially to determine their validity
noun
a solicitation of opinions, votes, sales orders, etc
close inspection; scrutiny
v.

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