The PollyVote team asked political scientists about their predictions regarding the election outcome at the national level.
The expert survey was in the field between August 29 and August 31. The sample size was 13 academics from a variety of colleges and universities. The experts’ average prediction is that Clinton will obtain 53.5% of the national two-party vote.
The expert survey in comparison with PollyVote's forecast
The current PollyVote predicts Clinton to gain 52.9% of the two-party vote. The expert survey result for Clinton are thus 0.6 percentage points above the combined PollyVote.