10 Steps for Creating Polls

10 Steps for Creating Polls

If you do not have an account, request a Poll Everywhere account by emailing us at uwbdli@uw.edu. Once your account is created:

  1. Go to polleverywhere.com
  2. Log-in using your full UW email address - See instructions page
  3. Go to My Polls
  4. Click the Create button to access the interface
    Create poll icon
  5. Type the question text and answer choices. Add more answer choices if desired
    Create new poll page
  6. Select the type of poll: Open Ended, Multiple Choice, Ranking, Q&A, Ranking, Clickable Image. etc.
  7. You can enter additional poll questions by selecting the add another activity option. When finished, click the Create button at the bottom to save
  8. Your polls will be ungrouped. Select all your new polls and then click on the Group button at the top of the page
    Poll Everywhere homepage with group button highlighted
  9. Put the mouse cursor over the group name area. Rename the New Group by clicking on the pencil next to the name. Click Save
    Edit button to edit new group name

    Save button for new group name
  10. Run the polls from the Poll Everywhere website. Remember to run the polls in full screen to activate them.
    You can also embed the polls into PowerPoint or Google Slides (requires add-ins installed).