Conduct polls in Google Meet

Important: Polling in Google Meet is currently available to G Suite Business, Essentials, Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard and Enterprise plus users. This feature is also available to teachers and students with a G Suite Enterprise for Education license.

Conduct a poll in a video call

For meeting moderators: 

Important: To launch or respond to polls, use the web version of Meet.

As a meeting moderator, you can create polls for participants to vote on. Anyone who schedules or starts a meeting will be the moderator. There can only be one moderator per meeting. If you transfer a meeting to—or schedule a meeting on—someone else's calendar, that person might become the moderator.

After the meeting, the moderator is automatically emailed a report of the poll results. The report includes the names and answers of the participants. 

Create a poll

  1. In a meeting, in the top-right corner, click Activities  and then click Polls.
  2. Click Start a poll
  3. Enter a question and add options for the poll.
  4. Choose one:
    • To post your poll, click Launch.
    • To save your poll so you can launch it later, click Save.
      Tip: Polls you save remain listed under Polls

Moderate a poll

  1. In a meeting, in the top-right corner, click Activities  and then click Polls.
  2. (Optional) To let participants see a poll’s results, next to "Show everyone the results", click Switch on "".
  3. (Optional) To close a poll and not allow responses, click End the poll.  
    Tip: Participants can still view the poll.
  4. To permanently delete a poll from your list of polls, click Delete "".
    Tip: No one can view deleted polls. 

View a poll report

After a meeting, the moderator is emailed a report for any polls conducted in the meeting. The report includes the names and answers of the meeting participants. 

  1. Open the poll report email.
  2. Click the report attachment.

For meeting participants: 

As a meeting participant, you can submit a response for a poll. 

You'll get a notification in the meeting when the moderator starts a poll. Be sure to submit your response before the poll or meeting ends. 

In a meeting:

  1. In the top-right corner, click Activities  and then click Polls.
  2. In the poll, select your response and then click Vote.
    Tip: After you click Vote, you can’t change your response.
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