Respond to a poll

  1. After a poll starts, focus moves to the [first answer text] in the poll region. Screen reader users hear “Respond to [question text] with [first answer text] button, the moderator has started a poll”
  2. Spacebar or select [first answer text] button or go through the remaining questions. Use Spacebar or select [answer text] button to select a different answer. 
  3. The answer is displayed as white text on a black background.

View responses

If the moderator turns on the Show Responses option, in the poll region a number appears after each answer.

Color is used along with the number to add a visual comparison of the answer responses


Poll is ended

After the poll ends, screen reader users hear “The moderator ended a poll” and the poll region is no longer be displayed on the page.

Depending on the browser, focus goes to one of these locations:

  • Chrome: browser address bar
  • Firefox: Open Session Menu button
  • Safari: Share Audio button

View Poll Button

After a poll is started, a View Poll button appears on the page next to the Raise Hand control. This button allows you to hide the poll region.

  1. Go to the View Poll button.
  2. Spacebar or select View Poll button to hide the poll region.
    • Poll is no longer be displayed on the page and screen reader users hear “deselect View Poll toggle button”.
    • If you have responded to the poll , screen reader users hear “deselect View Toggle button, You responded with [Yes, No, or #]” and the View Poll button will be displayed with [Y, N, or #].
  3. Spacebar or select View Poll button to display the poll region.
    • Poll region is displayed on the page and screen reader users hear “select View Toggle button”.