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2016 Massachusetts Democratic Primary

Date: March 1, 2016
Delegates: 116
Allocation: Proportional
Threshold: 15% (minimum vote to win delegates)
Notes: Some delegates allocated statewide and some by Congressional District

Information is estimated and subject to change. Delegate allocation rules can be very complex; this overview may not capture some details. For those interested in the finer points, we suggest Greenpapers or FHQ.

Estimated Delegates Earned


Clinton
46

Sanders
45

Delegate Counts: New York Times

Polls

Source Date Sample Clinton Sanders Other
Poll Averages* 48.4% 44.4% -
UMass Amherst 2/29/2016 400 LV ±6.5% 47% 44% 9%
Emerson College 2/29/2016 670 LV ±3.7% 54% 43% 3%
Suffolk University 2/28/2016 500 LV ±4.4% 50% 42% 8%
WBUR 2/25/2016 418 LV ±4.9% 49% 44% 7%
Emerson College 2/22/2016 417 LV ±4.8% 46% 46% 8%
Public Policy 2/17/2016 538 LV ±4.2% 42% 49% 9%
Suffolk University 11/24/2015 241 LV 54% 29% 17%
Emerson College 10/22/2015 265 LV ±6% 59% 25% 16%

* The average includes the most recent poll from each source within the past 30 days, up to a maximum of five. If five polls are found, and there are other qualifying polls on that same calendar date, those will also be included.