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It seems to me that voting-systems is quite distinct but the others offer scope for rationalisation. I shall post two answers with proposals to attract comments.

This follows on from some discussion in a post in the current tag synonym thread.

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  • $\begingroup$ This approach appears problematic because you are asking multiple questions and your answers address different questions altogether. $\endgroup$
    – whuber Mod
    Mar 8 at 18:27
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There is a distinct meaning for polling as most people would use this either for opinion polls or for the action of taking part in an election (although I am not sure if that is used in all anglophone jurisdictions). The concept of survey is much broader. Nonetheless I think could well be made a synonym of

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I propose that is really a proper subset of and so could be made a synonym of it. Survey sampling as it is usually understood generates weights to be used in the subsequent analysis.

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    $\begingroup$ The wikis make it clear that the weighting is related to a special kind of survey designing, indicating it would be erroneous to make them synonyms. The implication "is a proper subset" => "should be synonymous" is erroneous. Consistent application of it would reduce all tags to a common parent, "statistics or machine learning"! ;-) $\endgroup$
    – whuber Mod
    Mar 8 at 18:25

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