Results of a new poll administered by NYT Upshot were spread. The poll asked participants from Colorado for whom they will vote: Donald·Trump or Hillary·Clinton.
Colorado is traditionally a swing state, where Republicans and Democrats have often won similar voter support. This is why the election outcome in that state is regarded important in determining the overall result of the presidential election.
NYT Upshot poll results
The poll was conducted . The sample size was 0 participants.
Putting the results in context
As any other method, polls are subject to bias. In general, a good strategy is to not have too much faith in the results of an individual poll. At least, one should check how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
For the following analysis, we convert the candidates' raw poll numbers into two-party vote shares. This procedure results in values of 8.2% for Clinton and 0.0% for Trump. To compare: Only 7.6% was obtained by Clinton in the NYT Upshot poll on August 15, for Trump this result was 0.0%.
Results in 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 45.9% and Trump % of the two-party vote in Colorado.