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Texas: New WFAA-TV/SurveyUSA*WFAA-TV/SurveyUSA* poll shows Trump with 4 points lead


WFAA-TV/SurveyUSAWFAA-TV/SurveyUSA released the results of a new poll, in which respondents from Texas were asked for whom they will vote: Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton.

WFAA-TV/SurveyUSAWFAA-TV/SurveyUSA poll results




Of those who responded, 43.0% said that they intend to vote for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, while 47.0% indicated that they would give their vote to real estate developer Donald Trump.

The poll was conducted from October 10 to October 12. A total of 638 likely voters responded.

Putting the results in context

Individual polls should be regarded with caution, as they can include large biases. Rather, one should examine how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

To make the results comparable to forecasts from benchmark methods, you can translate them into shares of the two-party vote. This procedure yields values of 47.8% for Clinton and 52.2% for Trump.

Results vs. other polls

An average of recent polls in Texas has Trump at 53.4% of the two-party vote. Compared to his numbers in the WFAA-TV/SurveyUSAWFAA-TV/SurveyUSA poll Trump's poll average is 1.2 percentage points higher.

The poll compared with PollyVote's prediction

The latest PollyVote foresees Trump to gain 55.3% of the two-party vote in Texas. This means that Polly's forecast is 3.1 points above his 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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