Send a new poll.

  • chat_id (int | str) – Unique identifier (int) or username (str) of the target chat. For your personal cloud (Saved Messages) you can simply use “me” or “self”. For a contact that exists in your Telegram address book you can use his phone number (str).

  • question (str) – Poll question, 1-255 characters.

  • options (List of str) – List of answer options, 2-10 strings 1-100 characters each.

  • is_anonymous (bool, optional) – True, if the poll needs to be anonymous. Defaults to True.

  • type (str, optional) – Poll type, “quiz” or “regular”. Defaults to “regular”

  • allows_multiple_answers (bool, optional) – True, if the poll allows multiple answers, ignored for polls in quiz mode. Defaults to False

  • correct_option_id (int, optional) – 0-based identifier of the correct answer option (the index of the correct option) Required for polls in quiz mode.

  • disable_notification (bool, optional) – Sends the message silently. Users will receive a notification with no sound.

  • reply_to_message_id (int, optional) – If the message is a reply, ID of the original message.

  • schedule_date (int, optional) – Date when the message will be automatically sent. Unix time.

  • reply_markup (InlineKeyboardMarkup | ReplyKeyboardMarkup | ReplyKeyboardRemove | ForceReply, optional) – Additional interface options. An object for an inline keyboard, custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove reply keyboard or to force a reply from the user.


Message – On success, the sent poll message is returned.


app.send_poll(chat_id, "Is this a poll question?", ["Yes", "No", "Maybe"])