FOX 5 AtlantaFOX 5 published the results of a new poll. In this poll, respondents from Georgia were asked for whom they will vote: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.
FOX 5 AtlantaFOX 5 poll results
The poll was carried out from May 15 to May 15 among 587 likely voters. There is a sampling error of +/-4.0 percentage points. Considering this error margin, the race is currently a statistical tie.
Putting the results in context
Single polls may include large biases, which is why they should be interpreted with caution. At the very least, one should examine how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
In order to make the results comparable to forecasts from other methods, you can translate them into shares of the two-party vote. This yields figures of 51.8% for Clinton and 0.0% for Trump. To compare: Only 48.2% was gained by Clinton in the FOX 5 AtlantaFOX 5 poll on May 18, for Trump this result was 51.8%.
Results in comparison to other polls
In comparison to the average results of other polls Clinton performed better with 51.4 percentage points, while Trump did worse with 51.4 percentage points. The most recent PollyVote predicts Clinton to gain 52.6% and Trump % of the two-party vote in Georgia.