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canvasser

Definitions of canvasser
  1. noun
    a person who takes or counts votes
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    type of:
    teller, vote counter
    an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
  2. noun
    someone who examines votes at an election
    synonyms: scrutineer
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    type of:
    examiner, inspector
    an investigator who observes carefully
  3. noun
    someone who conducts surveys of public opinion
    synonyms: headcounter, poll taker, pollster
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    type of:
    asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner
    someone who asks a question
  4. noun
    a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    synonyms: solicitor
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    types:
    fundraiser
    someone who solicits financial contributions
    type of:
    petitioner, requester, suppliant, supplicant
    one praying humbly for something
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