Polls Boutique has lots of ready-
Polldaddy has a nice interface and the results are ideal for web site use or inclusion on a VLE or course page.
PollEverywhere is very simple to set up and has the extra feature that enables people to vote using their mobiles with the results being updated live. Looks cool on a whiteboard!
There's a range of applications out there which enable you to collect votes on things and display the results.
Great for research as people much prefer clicking on-