Use this method to send a native poll. On success, the sent Message is returned.


Name Type Description
chat_id Union[int, str] Unique identifier for the target chat or username of the target channel (in the format @channelusername)
question str Poll question, 1-255 characters
options List[str] A JSON-serialized list of answer options, 2-10 strings 1-100 characters each
is_anonymous Optional[bool] Optional. True, if the poll needs to be anonymous, defaults to True
type Optional[str] Optional. Poll type, 'quiz' or 'regular', defaults to 'regular'
allows_multiple_answers Optional[bool] Optional. True, if the poll allows multiple answers, ignored for polls in quiz mode, defaults to False
correct_option_id Optional[int] Optional. 0-based identifier of the correct answer option, required for polls in quiz mode
explanation Optional[str] Optional. Text that is shown when a user chooses an incorrect answer or taps on the lamp icon in a quiz-style poll, 0-200 characters with at most 2 line feeds after entities parsing
explanation_parse_mode Optional[str] Optional. Mode for parsing entities in the explanation. See formatting options for more details.
open_period Optional[int] Optional. Amount of time in seconds the poll will be active after creation, 5-600. Can't be used together with close_date.
close_date Optional[Union[datetime.datetime, datetime.timedelta, int]] Optional. Point in time (Unix timestamp) when the poll will be automatically closed. Must be at least 5 and no more than 600 seconds in the future. Can't be used together with open_period.
is_closed Optional[bool] Optional. Pass True, if the poll needs to be immediately closed. This can be useful for poll preview.
disable_notification Optional[bool] Optional. Sends the message silently. Users will receive a notification with no sound.
reply_to_message_id Optional[int] Optional. If the message is a reply, ID of the original message
reply_markup Optional[Union[InlineKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardMarkup, ReplyKeyboardRemove, ForceReply]] Optional. Additional interface options. A JSON-serialized object for an inline keyboard, custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove reply keyboard or to force a reply from the user.


Type: Message

Description: On success, the sent Message is returned.


As bot method

result: Message = await bot.send_poll(...)

Method as object


  • from aiogram.methods import SendPoll
  • from aiogram.api.methods import SendPoll
  • from aiogram.api.methods.send_poll import SendPoll

In handlers with current bot

result: Message = await SendPoll(...)

With specific bot

result: Message = await bot(SendPoll(...))

As reply into Webhook in handler

return SendPoll(...)