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2021-09-20 02:47 PM
Hi, are co-hosts able to respond to polling questions?
Also, is there a way to force a poll to every participant who joins when they first join?
2021-09-20 03:02 PM
I am curious to see the response to this.
2021-09-20 04:06 PM
1. No, hosts and co-host cannot respond to polls. They can only view the results as answers are submitted.
2. No, polls are entirely voluntary for participants and are only available when the host launches them. They cannot be set to appear upon join.
2021-09-20 04:47 PM
Bort's answer is correct.
As an alternative to number 2,
you can make it mandatory for participants to register when they join, so that they can answer questions.
2021-09-21 12:10 PM
2022-08-03 09:19 PM - edited 2022-08-03 09:22 PM
Is there a viable workaround?
I want to use the Poll function for an election of a committee, and I as the host want to be able to vote.
I also have a co-host for task-sharing and resilience.
The only thing I can think is to:
a) demote the co-host to allow them to vote,
b) then re-instate the co-host & elevate them to host, and have them demote me to participant.
c) then I can vote.
d) have the new host (ex co-host) elevate me to co-host
e) then have them elevate me back to host.
Phew - that's time-consuming and messy.
Alternatively is there any alternative Zoom feature for this purpose?