The Odds On The Polls

Final poll predictions for the 1996 presidential campaign.
 Poll

 Sample Size

 Clinton

 Dole

 Difference

 Sampling Error

 Odds Against

CBS/
New York Times

 1519

 53%

 35%

 18%

 2.4%

 15,000 to 1

Pew Research

 1211

 49%

 36%

 13%

 2.6%

 10 to 1

ABC/
Washington Post

 703

 51%

 39%

 12%

 3.6%

 2 to 1

Harris

 1339

 51%

 39%

 12%

 2.6%

 5 to 1

NBC/
Wall St. Journal

 1020

 49%

 37%

 12%

 2.9%

 3 to 1

USA Today/ CNN/Gallup

 1200

 52%

 41%

 11%

 2.8%

 2 to 1

Hotline/ Battleground

 1000

 45%

 36%

 9%

 2.8%

 1 to 7

Reuters/Zogby

 1200

 44%

 37%

 7%

 2.6%

 1 to 1

Actual Results

 96,211,883

 49.3%

 40.7%

 8.5%