Minnesota: Lead for Democrats in new Star Tribune/Mason-Dixon poll
The results of a new poll, sponsored Star Tribune/Mason-Dixon in Minnesota, were released on April 17. In the survey participants were asked, whether they would vote for democrat Hillary Clinton or republican Donald Trump, assuming that these two candidates would win the primaries. The results reveal that 43.0% of interviewees will vote for Democratic party, whereas 38.0% said they would vote for the Republicans. The poll was carried out between January 18 and January 20. The sample size was 800 registered voters. Figures have a +/-3.5 percentage points sampling error.
Converting these results into two-party vote shares yields values of 53.1% for the democrat Clinton and 46.9% for the republican Trump. The vote share for the democrats is 1.7 percentage points under the average results of other polls in Minnesota.