canvasser

Primary Meanings of canvasser

1.
n
a person who takes or counts votes
2.
n
someone who conducts surveys of public opinion
3.
n
a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
Full Definitions of canvasser
1

n a person who takes or counts votes

Type of:
teller, vote counter
an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)

n someone who examines votes at an election

Synonyms:
scrutineer
Type of:
examiner, inspector
an investigator who observes carefully
2

n someone who conducts surveys of public opinion

Synonyms:
headcounter, poll taker, pollster
Type of:
asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner
someone who asks a question
3

n a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes

Synonyms:
solicitor
Types:
fundraiser
someone who solicits financial contributions
Type of:
petitioner, requester, suppliant, supplicant
one praying humbly for something

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.