Create a poll in Slack

 What you’ll learn in two minutes or less: How to start a poll and collect responses in Slack so that your team can vote on ideas and give feedback.

To quickly survey teammates in Slack, install an app such as Polly or Simple Poll from the Slack App Directory to run a poll with special polling features. For quick and informal polls, ask teammates to use emoji reactions that represent their vote.


Go for it!

  1. Click on the  compose button to set up your poll. Choose an emoji for each option that people can vote on.
  2. Send your message in the channel. If you add one emoji reaction for each option, it’s easier for others to add their vote.
  3. Wait for teammates to vote with their emoji reactions!

    Here’s an example of what your poll could look like: a message containing a poll asking the team to use emoji reactions to vote for the website layout that they prefer

Learn more: Watch our video for more ways to use emoji reactions to get work done.