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canvass / canvasser

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to try to get support for a candidate or political party in a particular area  หาเสียง  เรียกคะแนนให้ /a person whose job is to try and get support for a candidate or political party in a particular area หัวคะแนน 

Thepthai Senpong, the prime minister's personal spokesman, said the Democrats' canvassing would concentrate on visiting voters in community areas.

Mr Korkaew's appeal to be let out of prison to canvass for votes was turned down by the court.

The by-election became a bitter contest between hardcore supporters and political canvassers of both sides.

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