Results of a new poll carried out by NYT Upshot were published. The poll asked interviewees from Maryland for whom they will vote: Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton or Republican candidate Donald Trump.
NYT Upshot poll results
The results show that real estate developer Donald Trump and former First Lady Hillary Clinton have the same level of support, each with 0.0% of the vote.
The poll was carried out with 0 participants.
Putting the results in context
Individual polls should be regarded with caution, since they can incorporate substantial errors. At least, one should check how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
In order to make the results comparable to forecasts from benchmark methods, we convert them into shares of the two-party vote. The results of the actual poll mean 0.3 % for Clinton and 0.0 % for Trump for the two-party vote share. In the most recent NYT Upshot poll on August 15 Clinton received only 0.2%, while Trump received 0.0%.
Comparison to other polls
When compared 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 35.3% and Trump % of the two-party vote in Maryland.