Survey predicts 126 seats for Congress, 70 for BJP in Karnataka

A pre-poll survey has forecast a victory for the ruling Congress in the upcoming Assembly election.

According to the the pre-poll survey, conducted by Gurugram-based C fore, the Congress is expected to win 126 seats with a 46% vote share. The BJP is expected to win 70 seats whereas the JD(S) will get a paltry 27 seats.

The survey was conducted between March 1 and March 25 in which 22,357 voters from 154 Assembly constituencies covering all the districts were administered a structured questionnaire.

The survey gave Chief Minister Siddaramaiah a thumbs-up, in that 45% of respondents preferred him over BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa (26%) and JD(S) state president HD Kumaraswamy (13%) for the top post.

When contacted, C fore chief executive Premchand Palety said the survey was “independent” and was not commissioned by the Congress.

A pre-poll survey has forecast a victory for the ruling Congress in the upcoming Assembly election.

According to the the pre-poll survey, conducted by Gurugram-based C fore, the Congress is expected to win 126 seats with a 46% vote share. The BJP is expected to win 70 seats whereas the JD(S) will get a paltry 27 seats.

The survey was conducted between March 1 and March 25 in which 22,357 voters from 154 Assembly constituencies covering all the districts were administered a structured questionnaire.

The survey gave Chief Minister Siddaramaiah a thumbs-up, in that 45% of respondents preferred him over BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa (26%) and JD(S) state president HD Kumaraswamy (13%) for the top post.

When contacted, C fore chief executive Premchand Palety said the survey was “independent” and was not commissioned by the Congress.

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