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Exit polls 2017 highlights: Assembly election result predictions

11 March 2017 By HT Live Online Desk
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09:34 AM IST

What the exit polls tell us

The Bharatiya Janata Party could emerge as the single-largest party in three of five states, including Uttar Pradesh, which voted to elect new assemblies over the past month, exit polls said on Thursday.
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The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party were locked in a tight race in Punjab and the principal opposition party was battling with the BJP to retain power in Manipur.

The BJP was seen as surging ahead of rivals in Goa and Uttarakhand as well. Official results for all five states are out on March 11. Two poll-of-polls also saw the BJP ahead in these three states.

06:48 PM IST

Uttarakhand assembly election exit polls

In Uttarakhand, the India TV-CVoter exit poll gave between 29 and 35 seats to the Congress and the BJP each. The hill state has an assembly strength of 70 and is ruled by the Congress. Full coverage of Uttarakhand assembly elections

06:48 PM IST

Goa assembly election exit polls

An exit poll by India TV-CVoter for Goa gave between 15 and 21 seats to the BJP, 12 to 18 seats to the Congress and 0 to 4 seats to the Aam Aadmi Party. The Goa assembly has 40 seats and the halfway mark is 20. Official results are out on March 11. Full coverage of Goa assembly elections

06:42 PM IST

Punjab assembly election exit polls

The ruling Akali Dal-BJP alliance in Punjab is facing a crushing defeat, exit polls predicted on Thursday but were divided on whether the Congress or the Aam Aadmi Party would form the next government. Full coverage of Punjab assembly elections

06:40 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh assembly election exit polls

The BJP could emerge as the single-largest party in Uttar Pradesh, exit polls have predicted, giving the saffron party an advantage in what could turn out to be a hung assembly. Full coverage on UP assembly elections

06:18 PM IST

What we know so far from exit polls on assembly elections

The Congress could lose power in Manipur and face a tough fight from the BJP in Uttarakhand, exit polls predicted on Thursday, with the Aam Aadmi Party unlikely to make a mark in its debut outing in Goa.

An exit poll by India TV-CVoter for Goa gave between 15 and 21 seats to the BJP, 12 to 18 seats to the Congress and 0 to 4 seats to the Aam Aadmi Party. The Goa assembly has 40 seats and the halfway mark is 20. Official results are out on March 11.

The NewsX-MRC poll gave 15 seats to the BJP, 10 to the Congress and seven to the debutant AAP.

In Uttarakhand, the India TV-CVoter exit poll gave between 29 and 35 seats to the Congress and the BJP each. The hill state has an assembly strength of 70 and is ruled by the Congress.

In Manipur, the India TV-CVoter exit poll gave the BJP between 25 and 31 seats, the Congress between 17 and 23 seats and others between nine and 13 seats. The state has 60 seats.

Exit polls have frequently gone wrong in the past, including in Bihar and Delhi in 2015.

06:16 PM IST

Today’s Chanakya exit poll on Punjab assembly elections

Punjab:

Seats: AAP+ 54 ± 9; Congress 54 ± 9; SAD-BJP 9 ± 5; Others 0 ± 2

Vote forecast : AAP+ 34% ± 3%; Congress 34% ± 3%; SAD-BJP 22% ± 3%; Others 10% ± 3%

06:12 PM IST

BJP may become single-largest party in UP assembly elections

The BJP could emerge as the single-largest party in Uttar Pradesh, two exit polls predicted on Thursday, giving the saffron party an advantage in what could turn out to be a hung assembly. Official results are out on March 11.

The India News-MRC poll gave the BJP 185 seats, the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance 120 and the Bahujan Samaj Party 90 in a 403-member assembly. The halfway mark is 202.

The Times Now-VMR poll gave the BJP between 190 and 210 seats, the SP-Congress combine between 110 and 130 seats and the BSP between 57 and 74 seats.

Exit polls have a mixed record, having got it wrong in the Bihar and Delhi polls in 2015.

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06:14 PM IST

What we know so far from exit polls on Punjab assembly election

The ruling Akali Dal-BJP alliance in Punjab is facing a crushing defeat, two exit polls predicted on Thursday but were divided on whether the Congress or the Aam Aadmi Party would form the next government.

The India Today-CVoter exit poll said the Congress could win between 62 and 71 seats, the AAP between 42 and 51 seats and the ruling Akali Dal-BJP combine reduced to between four and seven seats.

The India News-MRC poll gave the Akali-BJP combine seven seats, while the Congress and the AAP were predicted to get 55 seats each.

The Punjab assembly has 117 seats and the halfway mark is 59. Official results are out on March 11.

The state saw an unprecedented three-cornered contest for the first time between the Akali Dal-BJP combine, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Exit polls have frequently gone wrong in the past, including in Bihar and Delhi in 2015.

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05:59 PM IST

Today’s Chanakya exit poll on Uttarakhand assembly elections

Uttarakhand:

BJP -- 53 ± 7 seats

Congress -- 15 ± 7 seats

Others -- 2 ± 2 seats

Vote forecast

BJP -- 43% ± 3%

Congress -- 34% ± 3%

Others -- 23% ± 3%

05:51 PM IST

CVoter exit poll predicts photo-finish in Uttarakhand

CVoter predicts it will be a photo-finish between the BJP and Congress in the Uttarakhand. The two parties are predicted to get 32 seats each in the 70-member assembly.

05:48 PM IST

ABP News exit poll

ABP News predicts BJP to be winning 32% seats in first phase of Uttar Pradesh elections. The Samajwadi Party and Congress alliance is predicted to get 28% of votes in the first phase of UP elections, according to ABP News, which translates to 20-26 seats approximately.

05:47 PM IST

NewsX-MRC exit poll on Uttarakhand and Goa

Uttarakhand: (70 seats)

BJP -- 38; Congress -- 30; Others -- 02

Goa (40 seats)

BJP -- 15; Congress -- 10; AAP -- 07; Others -- 06

05:42 PM IST

Times Now VMR Exit Poll on Uttar Pradesh

Times Now VMR Exit Poll says the ruling Samajwadi Party will end up with 110-130 seats

Times Now VMR Exit Poll says Mayawati’s BSP will get between 54 and 74 seats in the UP Assembly.

Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party is said to have garnered a vote share of 28%, according to Times Now VMR Exit Poll.

05:40 PM IST

Times Now’s VMR Exit Poll gives BJP 190-210 seats in UP

Times Now’s VMR Exit Poll 2017 predicts 190-210 seats for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. The halfway-mark in the House is 202.

Time Now’s VMR Exit Poll 2017 predicts BJP wave in Uttar Pradesh, predicts over 34% vote share for the saffron party

05:39 PM IST

NewsX-MRC says BJP will get 185 seats in UP

NewsX-MRC:

Uttar Pradesh: BJP -- 185; SP-Congress -- 120; BSP -- 90; Others 8

Punjab: BJP-SAD -- 7; Congress -- 55; AAP 55

05:34 PM IST

Looking to turn the tables in Manipur

In Manipur, the BJP is looking to defeat the Congress, which has been ruling the state for the past 15 years.

05:33 PM IST

Three-way fight in Punjab

Punjab is witnessing an unprecedented three-cornered contest between the Akali Dal-BJP combine, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

05:31 PM IST

Stiff challenge for BJP in Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party faces a stiff challenge from the Samajwadi Party and Congress, which are contesting the polls as allies, and the Bahujan Samaj Party of four-time chief minister Mayawati.

05:24 PM IST

Political stakes high in Uttar Pradesh

The political stakes are high in Uttar Pradesh that saw pitched campaigning swing from development narrative and caste arithmetic to religious polarisation and a bitter war-of-words, all in order to woo 200 million voters of unmatched diversity.

03:55 PM IST

Exit polls have gone wrong in the past

Opinion and exit polls in India have a chequered history. The grand alliance of the JD(U), RJD and the Congress wronged all exit polls in 2015 as it was declared the winner of a shrill and bitterly fought Bihar assembly elections.

03:55 PM IST

Sensex little changed ahead of election results

Shares were little changed on Thursday after two consecutive sessions of declines, as sentiment remained subdued ahead of the results of assembly elections, including that of the country’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. Results will be announced on Saturday, and will help shape the next two years of Narendra Modi’s government as it heads for the 2019 general election.

03:54 PM IST

Exit polls after 5.30pm today

The Election Commission has prohibited exit polls for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections till 5.30pm on Thursday following the death of the Samajwadi Party candidate for the Alapur seat, in the wake of which polling, originally scheduled for February 27, has been pushed back to March 9.

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