How do I edit points for an existing graded poll in Poll Everywhere?

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Editing points for an existing graded poll in Poll Everywhere allows you to update the value of responses based on new criteria or feedback. This capability is essential for instructors or presenters who need to adjust the scoring of multiple choice or clickable image polls after they have been created. This article guides you through the process of navigating to your poll, editing it, and assigning new point values to each answer option.


  • You should have an existing Poll Everywhere account.
  • You must have at least one graded poll (multiple choice or clickable image) already created.

Step-by-Step Instructions

To edit points for an existing graded poll in Poll Everywhere, do the following:

  1. Open your preferred web browser and navigate to Poll Everywhere. Sign in if you haven't already.
  2. From the left navigation panel, select Activities.
  3. Locate the existing poll you wish to edit and select it to open. with activities selected
  4. Select Edit to modify the poll.
    poll everywhere poll with edit showing
  5. Check the Assign Points to Different Options checkbox to enable point assignment to each answer choice.
  6. Enter the desired points for each answer option. You can assign any value between -999.99 and 999.99, with up to two decimal places for precision.
  7. Select Save to apply the changes to your poll.
    poll everwhere poll in edit mode with assign points to different options checkbox selected

By following these steps, you have successfully edited the points for each answer option in your graded poll. This adjustment allows you to fine-tune the scoring based on your assessment criteria or feedback received.


If you encounter issues while trying to edit your poll, ensure that:

  • The poll is not currently active or being responded to by participants. Editing is only available when the poll is not in progress
  • The poll is a graded poll

Still need help? If you run into problems or still need help, reach out to Poll Everywhere support or the Technology & Learning Program.

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