Pennsylvania: Democrats hold clear advantage in recent Mercyhurst University poll
Results of a new poll conducted by Mercyhurst University were published on April 2. Participants from Pennsylvania were asked, who they would give their vote to, if the election were today. Of those who answered the question, 43.0% said that they will vote for the Democrats, while 35.0% revealed that they would give their vote to the Republicans. The poll was carried out from March 1 to March 11 among 421 registered voters. Figures have a +/-4.8 percentage points margin of error.
Converting these results into two-party vote shares yields figures of 55.1% for the democrat Clinton and 44.9% for the republican Trump. The democrats did better by 0.3 percentage points in comparison to the average results of the other polls in Pennsylvania.