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Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll in Maryland: Clinton holds huge lead


Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland published the results of a new poll. In this poll, participants from Maryland were asked for whom they will vote: Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump.

Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll results




Of those who responded, 63.0% said that they would vote for former First Lady Hillary Clinton, whereas 28.0% indicated that they would give their vote to billionaire Donald Trump.

This poll was conducted from March 30 to April 3.

Putting the results in context

In general, however, don't have too much faith in the results of single polls, because they often incorporate large errors. Rather than trusting the results from single polls, one should rely on combined polls or, even better, a combined forecast that incorporates different methods and data.

In order to make the results comparable to forecasts from benchmark methods, you can translate them into shares of the two-party vote. The respective figures are 70.0% for Clinton and 30.0% for Trump. In the latest Washington Post/Univ. Of Maryland poll on April 3 Clinton obtained only 69.2%, while Trump obtained 30.8%.

The poll compared with PollyVote's forecast

The latest PollyVote expects Clinton to gain 65.4% of the two-party vote in Maryland. Hence, the combined PollyVote is 4.6 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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