—push polling n.
—Mike Allen, “Candidate Is Assailed for Using ‘Poll’ to Get Support,” The New York Times, September 13, 1998
Amero’s opponent, Democrat Lynn Bromley of South Portland, has said she played no role in the “push polling.”
— GOP angry about big donation,” Portland Press Herald (Maine), October 30, 1998
That normally wouldn't be news, but when Bird threatened to punch Benson in the nose earlier this week, it looked as though the Republican governor's race was headed for a Miller Lite TV commercial. . . .
Bird also continues to be outraged by a ''push poll'' conducted by Benson last week in Colorado Springs that was designed to alert voters to Bird's alleged political failures. Actually, Bird should be flattered that Benson is worried enough to conduct one.
Peter Blake, "Bird still boiling over chicken attack," Denver Rocky Mountain News, July 29, 1994