Massachusetts: Tossup between Clinton and Trump in latest NYT Upshot poll
NYT Upshot published the results of a new poll. In this poll, respondents from Massachusetts were asked for whom they will vote: Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.
NYT Upshot poll results
This poll was conducted, among a random sample of 0 participants.
Putting the results in context
As any other method, polls are subject to bias. Hence, one should not have too much faith in the results of a single poll. At the very least, one should examine how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
For the following analysis, we convert Clinton's and Trump's raw poll numbers into two-party vote shares. This yields figures of 1.5% for Clinton and 0.0% for Trump.
Comparison to other polls
In comparison to the average results of other polls Clinton performed worse with 0.0 percentage points, while Trump did better with 0.0 percentage points. The most recent PollyVote predicts Clinton to gain 35.6% and Trump % of the two-party vote in Massachusetts.