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Texas: Trump and Clinton neck-and-neck in new Texas Tribune/YouGov*Texas Tribune/YouGov* poll


Texas Tribune/YouGovTexas Tribune/YouGov published the results of a new poll. In this poll, participants from Texas were asked for whom they will vote: Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump.

Texas Tribune/YouGovTexas Tribune/YouGov poll results




The results show that 42.0% of interviewees would vote for former New York Senator Hillary Clinton, while 45.0% are going to vote for billionaire Donald Trump.

The poll was conducted from October 14 to October 23 among 959 likely voters.

Putting the results in context

In general, however, a good strategy is to not have too much faith in the results of single polls, as they often contain large errors. At the very least, one should examine how a poll's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

For the following analysis, we translate Trump's and Clinton's raw poll numbers into two-party vote shares. The respective figures are 48.3% for Clinton and 51.7% for Trump.

Comparison to other polls

An average of recent polls in Texas sees Trump at 52.7% of the two-party vote. This value is 1 percentage point higher than his respective numbers in the Texas Tribune/YouGovTexas Tribune/YouGov poll.

The poll compared with PollyVote's forecast

The latest PollyVote expects Trump to gain 53.9% of the two-party vote in Texas. That is, Polly's prediction is 2.2 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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