GitHub Polls SVG polls you can embed in GitHub issues or readmes.


GH polls is a quick and effective way to request feedback from community members in GitHub issues.

GH polls uses SVG poll options with live data & cache invalidation to keep everyone up to date. Here’s a live real-world example from Apex Up asking users which platform they’d like to see supported:


Install the polls binary with:

$ curl -sfL | sh


Polls can be created via the polls command-line tool, via the web application, or install the GitHub App in your repository.

Creating a poll with the command-line takes a single command. After which the Markdown poll options are copied to your clipboard automatically and ready to paste in the GitHub issue or readme!

$ polls new "Option A" "Option B" "Option C"