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Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll in Maryland: Clinton holds whopping advantage


Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland released the results of a new poll, in which respondents from Maryland were asked for whom they will vote: Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton or Republican candidate Donald Trump.

Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll results




Of those who responded, 63.0% said that they are going to vote for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, while 28.0% revealed that they would give their vote to real estate developer Donald Trump.

This poll was conducted from March 30 to April 3.

Putting the results in context

Individual polls can include large errors, which is why they should be interpreted with caution. At least, one should check how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

To make the results comparable to forecasts from benchmark methods, you can translate them into two-party vote shares. This yields figures of 69.2% for Clinton and 30.8% for Trump. In the latest Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll on September 8 Clinton obtained only 30.8%, while Trump obtained only 0.0%.

Results vs. other polls

An average of recent polls in Maryland has Clinton at 69.0% of the two-party vote. This value is 0.2 percentage points lower than her respective numbers in the Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll.

Comparison to the combined PollyVote

The most recent PollyVote foresees Clinton to gain 64.5% of the two-party vote in Maryland. That is, the PollyVote forecast is 4.7 points below her polling numbers.

This article was automatically generated by the PollyBot, which uses algorithms developed by AX Semantics to generate text from data stored in our API. The exact dataset underlying this particular article can be found here.

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