A person who conducts or analyses opinion polls.

It's how Lexico defines the word 'pollster'. However, this page suggests the term may be applied to polling organizations as well. May it?


It is often a good idea to consult more than one dictionary.


a person or organization that prepares a poll

Pollster (Macmillan Dictionary)

A word used for a person who does a job can often be used for a company or organisation (British spelling) that does it - e.g. grocer, tailor, butcher, baker, carmaker, shipbuilder, builder.

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