Something might be off here…
The latest Los Angeles Times/USC Dornsife daily tracking poll has Donald Trump up by 5.6%:
LA Times/USC (6th Nov) Trump 48.2% Clinton 42.6% – Trump lead up 0.2 on yesterday.
— Winning at Politics (@Winatpolitics) November 6, 2016
But the latest electoral college projection from the LA Times has Hillary Clinton winning 353 votes to Trump’s 186, including the battleground states of Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Michighan, New Hampshire, Arizona and Nevada:
— Matt Hamilton (@MattHjourno) November 6, 2016
Did they even consult their own pollster for this?
Really odd, considering the poll they've sponsored all year is rather clearly showing a Trump win. Lack of confidence in their own pollster? https://t.co/fr030exkq1
— Steve Singiser (@stevesingiser) November 6, 2016
And if not, the paper does have some explaining to do after the election is over and we know which one was the more accurate:
Given this acknowledgment, what exactly is the LAT's defense of publishing data they know is garbage as "news"? @stevesingiser
— Tim Miller (@Timodc) November 6, 2016