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2016 Massachusetts Democratic Primary

116 Delegates: Allocated Proportionately (March 1, 2016)

(Please Note: Total delegates include 59 district, 20 at-large, 12 Pledged PLEOs; 25 Unpledged PLEOs.)

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Polling Data

Poll Date Sample MoE Sanders Clinton Spread
PPD Average 2/14 - 2/27 -- -- 46.8 45.0 Clinton +1.8
UMass Amherst 2/19 - 2/25 400 LV 6.5 47.0 44.0 Clinton +3
WBUR/MassINC 2/21 - 2/23 418 LV 4.9 44.0 49.0 Clinton +5
Emerson 2/19 - 2/21 417 LV 4.8 46.0 46.0 Tie
PPP (D)* 2/14 - 2/16 538 LV 4.2 49.0 42.0 Sanders +7
Boston Globe/Suffolk 11/19 - 11/22 241 LV 6.3 29.0 54.0 Clinton +25
Emerson College 10/16 - 10/18 265 LV 6 25.0 59.0 Clinton +34
Emerson College 3/14 - 3/19 430 A -- 6.0 43.0 Clinton +27
Poll Date Sample MoE Sanders Clinton Spread


Above is the 2016 Massachusetts Democratic Primary polls aggregated and averaged by People’s Pundit Daily (PPD). There are 116 delegates up for grabs in the Bay State on Tuesday March 1, 2016. Of the 116, 91 to the Democratic National Convention are pledged based on the voting results in the Massachusetts Democratic Primary.

A mandatory 15% threshold is required in order for candidate to be allocated National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. Further, 59 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to candidates based on the primary results in each of the State’s 9 congressional districts.

Only 32 delegates are to be allocated to a candidate based on the primary vote statewide, while 20 at-large National Convention delegates and 12 Pledged PLEOs.

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