Lok Sabha Election Exit Polls

There is a divergence in seats for the two main players, the YSR Congress Party and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), in Andhra Pradesh
There is a divergence in seats for the two main players, the YSR Congress Party and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), in Andhra Pradesh

Sharply varying exit poll numbers in key states trigger uncertainty

  • There are wide divergences in seats that exit polls give to the BJP and its main contenders in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha
  • Various opinion polls suggest that the tally in UP could be between 33 seats and 65 seats out of 80 for the NDA and between 13 and 43 seats for the "mahagathbandhan"

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Karnataka is the only southern state where BJP is expected to buck the trend, say various exit polls (Photo: PTI))
Most of the exit polls are predicting the continuity of Narendra Modi-led NDA government (Reuters)
Voters line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Bengaluru (PTI file)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi (ANI file)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi (ANI file)
YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (Mint file)
YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (Mint file)

Make or break situation for Jagan in Andhra Pradesh?

  • YSRCP chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, who floated the YSRCP in 2011 after leaving the Congress, emerged as the main Opposition in Andhra Pradesh post its bifurcation from Telangana in 2014
  • If the YSRCP wins, it will be the first time that Jagan becomes chief minister

The Election Commission Sunday announced that the tentative turnout for the seventh phase of polling stood at 61.21% as of 7PM, which could go up as more data emerged (HT file)
The Election Commission Sunday announced that the tentative turnout for the seventh phase of polling stood at 61.21% as of 7PM, which could go up as more data emerged (HT file)

Exit Polls 2019: BJP set to return to power, NDA tally seen at 242-336

  • The bitterly-fought seven-phase general elections, stretching over 39 days, ended on May 19
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen as favourite to return to power, riding on a pro-incumbency wave

The 7-phase Lok Sabha elections, which started on April 11, ended today. Photo: ANI
Chhattisgarh is grappling with not just with Left Wing Extremism, but a massive healthcare crisis as well (Photo for representational purpose only) (HT file)
Chhattisgarh is grappling with not just with Left Wing Extremism, but a massive healthcare crisis as well (Photo for representational purpose only) (HT file)

What the exit polls indicate for the Congress party in Chhattisgarh

  • For the newly minted Congress government, the Lok Sabha polls are a litmus test to the support they wielded during the assembly polls
  • News 24’s Today’s Chanakya exit polls assigned a seat share of 9 (+/-2) seats to the Bharatiya Janata Party, and just 2 (+/-2) seats to the Congress party

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu (PTI file)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu (PTI file)

Why 2019 polls could bring TDP’s Naidu a new role

  • For the first time in the TDP’s history, the party is on the Congress’ side, with the AP chief minister on a mission to form an anti-BJP alliance
  • N Chandrababu Naidu, looking to play a role at the Centre if the UPA wins, might even vacate the chief minister’s post even if the TDP wins in the state

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee (PTI file)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (AP file)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi (PTI file)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi (PTI file)

Exit Polls 2019: What's at stake for Congress?

  • In 2014, the Congress had won only 44 out of the 543 Lok Sabha seats
  • With the exception of Punjab, Congress did not win any state on its own without alliances until December last year, where it defeated the BJP in 3 states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh

Photo: AFP
Photo: AFP

Maharashtra Exit Polls highlights: BJP-Shiv Sena to score big

  • Most exit polls predicts a saffron wave in Maharashtra
  • Exit poll trends will set the tone for the equity markets in the coming week

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UP Exit Polls 2019 highlights: SP-BSP alliance gains in UP, claim exit polls

UP Exit Polls Results 2019 Live Updates: ABP News-AC Nielsen predicts clean sweep for Mahagathbandhan. Heavy losses for BJP+, likely to win 22 seats

Naveen Patnaik is likely to win in Odisha Assembly elections 2019, shows exit polls
Naveen Patnaik is likely to win in Odisha Assembly elections 2019, shows exit polls

Exit polls highlights: BJP making inroads in Odisha, YSRCP to pip TDP in Andhra

  • Jagan Reddy likely to win 18 Lok Sabha seats Andhra, shows India Today Exit polls
  • Naveen Patnaik retaining power in Odisha, BJP getting majority in Lok Sabha, say exit polls

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee flashes victory sign after casting her vote at a polling booth during the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Kolkata, Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Photo: PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee flashes victory sign after casting her vote at a polling booth during the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Kolkata, Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Photo: PTI)

WB Exit Polls 2019 Highlights: Didi to rule but BJP set to make massive gains

  • Out of 42 seats in West Bengal, ruling party TMC is expected to get 25 to 28 seats this year, according to exit poll predictions
  • Though Mamata Banerjee may come back to power in the state, BJP to make massive gain this time

Exit Polls highlights: It's advantage BJP in Karnataka, DMK in Tamil Nadu

  • Andhra Pradesh might give overwhelming majority to YSRCP and TRS will romp home in Telangana, says India Today-Axis Survey
  • Congress-led UDF is poised to win big in Kerala, say three surveys