Definition of Canvassing:
poll; discuss issues
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Sentence/Example of Canvassing:
Technically, no state's election is finished until canvasses are completed and all recounts and challenges are settled, or dismissed.
In Nevada, the loser of the election may request a recount within three working days of the final canvass of votes, no matter the margin — but they must be willing to put down a deposit to cover the estimated cost of the recount.
I was passing the office of the opposition editor late at night after canvassing for votes all day.
Senator Foote is actively engaged in canvassing the state, urging the same views.
The next day the canvassing begins, and it is superfluous to state that bribery and corruption are rife.
Don Mateo had patronized them all, but his canvassing campaigns on their behalf did not prove successful.
On the morrow David started forth on a round of speech making, canvassing the entire district.
The explanation came later when I was incidentally informed that "Willie had tried canvassing, but most of 'em backed out."
We spent some time canvassing over the proposed cognomens, rejecting this one for one reason, that one for another reason.
The General Elections are dreadful times; nothing but canvassing goes on night after night for weeks beforehand.