Crosstab model in Maryland: Clinton is in the lead

The Crosstab model is included in the econometric models component of the PollyVote forecast. The model currently predicts a two-party vote share of 68.1% for Clinton, and 32.0% for Trump in Maryland. In comparison, on November 5, Clinton was predicted to collect 68.3% of the vote.

Putting the results in context

As any other method, models are subject to bias. Hence, you should not focus too much on the results of an individual econometric model. At the very least, one should check how a model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.

Results compared to the combined PollyVote prediction

The most recent PollyVote expects Clinton to gain 65.7% of the two-party vote in Maryland. The results of the Crosstab model for Clinton are thus 2.4 percentage points above the combined PollyVote in Maryland.

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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