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Maryland: New Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll shows Clinton with 35 points lead


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 answered the question, 63.0% said that they are going to vote for former First Lady Hillary Clinton, while 28.0% said that they would give their vote to businessman Donald Trump.

The poll was carried out between March 30 and April 3.

Putting the results in context

Individual polls may incorporate large biases, and should be interpreted with caution. Rather, one should examine how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

For the following comparison, we translate Clinton's and Trump's raw poll numbers into two-party vote shares. The resulting figures are 69.2% for Clinton and 30.8% for Trump.

Results in comparison to other polls

An average of recent polls in Maryland sees Clinton at 69.0% of the two-party vote. Compared to her numbers in the Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll Clinton's poll average is 0.2 percentage points worse.

The poll compared with PollyVote's forecast

The latest PollyVote foresees Clinton to gain 64.4% of the two-party vote in Maryland. This means that the PollyVote forecast is 4.8 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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