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MP Exit Poll 2023 Highlights: BJP ahead of Congress, projections show

MP Exit Poll 2023 Highlights: The polling for all 230 seats was held on November 17.
As many as 230 seats are at stake in Madhya Pradesh (PTI)
As many as 230 seats are at stake in Madhya Pradesh (PTI)

MP Exit Poll 2023 Highlights: On Thursday, news channels aired exit poll results for the November 17 Madhya Pradesh election. The exit polls were conducted by survey agencies for their respective partner news channels, in an attempt to gauge the likely result of the election. The numbers projected by an exit poll, must, however, be taken with a pinch of salt, as the actual figures could be vastly different from those projected by the former. This is because a voter, when asked by a survey agency, could say a name other than the candidate he/she voted for, or give different answers to different agencies. Also, a person could name a candidate despite not voting at all....Read More

Madhya Pradesh has 230 assembly segments, and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in a straight fight with its arch-rival, the Congress. The counting of votes for all five states will be held on December 3.

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Nov 30, 2023 9:22 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Congress workers should not get ‘distracted,’ says Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Taking to X (formerly Twitter), state Congress chief and ex-CM Kamal Nath assures party workers that people voted' overwhelmingly' for the party; asks them to not get distracted by exit polls.

Nov 30, 2023 8:46 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: What ABP-C Voter says?

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: According to ABP-C Voter, the state is getting a Congress government, with the party estimated to win 125 seats as against the ruling BJP's 100. Other, meanwhile, will 0-2 seats, it shows.

Nov 30, 2023 8:27 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: ‘Confident…won’t comment on exit polls,' says BJP's Vishvas Sarang

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: “BJP will form the govt in Madhya Pradesh comfortably, with a majority. I don't wish to comment on the exit polls,” says Vishvas Sarang, Minister for Medical Education

Nov 30, 2023 8:05 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: India TV-CNX projects up to 159 seats for BJP

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: A third exit poll shows the BJP winning more than 150 seats; saffron party to retain state by winning 140-159 seats, shows India TV-CNX exit poll.

Nov 30, 2023 7:39 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: BJP to win 151 seats, projects India Today-Axis My India

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: India Today-Axis My India becomes the second opinion poll, after Today's Chanakya, to project a BJP sweep in Madhya Pradesh, and with the same seat tally: 151.

BJP: 151 (47%)

Congress: 79 (41%)

Nov 30, 2023 7:17 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Shivraj first choice as CM, Kamal Nath second, shows India Today-Axis My India

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, at 36%, voters' first choice as CM, followed by state Congress chief and ex-CM Kamal Nath, at 30%.

Chouhan is currently in his fourth term as CM.

Nov 30, 2023 7:04 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Pollsters divided between BJP, Congress

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Exit polls 2023 for Madhya Pradesh failed to give a clear picture about the winner as most pollsters are predicting a close fight between the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the assembly election held on November 17. Read more

Nov 30, 2023 6:40 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Today's Chanakya projects 151 seats for BJP

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: As per Today's Chanakya, the BJP will sweep Madhya Pradesh, winning 151 seats in the 230-member assembly.

BJP: 151 (45%)

Congress: 74 (38%)

Others: 5 (17%)

Nov 30, 2023 6:24 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Jan Ki Baat, Polstrat give edge to Congress in close contest

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Jan Ki Baat projects 102-125 seats for Congress, 100-123 seats for BJP. Polstrat, on the other hand, gives 116 seats to the Congress and 111 to the BJP.

Nov 30, 2023 5:59 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Republic projects BJP win

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: BJP: 118-130 seats (43.4% vote share)

Congress: 97-107 (41.7%)

Others: 0-2 (14.9%)

Nov 30, 2023 5:34 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Why exit polls projection could vary from actual results?

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: This is because a respondent, when asked who they voted for, could mention a candidate other than the one he/she voted for. Additionally, a person could give different answers to different agencies. Also, a person could name a candidate despite not voting at all.

Alternatively, these projections could also be accurate, both in seat projections and the result. Also, these could err in seat projections but predict the correct winner.

Nov 30, 2023 5:08 PM IST

MP Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: How will the results impact Lok Sabha polls?

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: In recent years, it has been observed that the electorate voted differently in state and national polls. For example, in December 2018, the BJP lost Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan to the Congress; however, in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls that were held just months later, in April-May, the saffron party won a second consecutive majority, increasing its tally from 282 to 303 seats.

In the three aforementioned states, which account for 65 of the 543 Lok Sabha seats, the BJP won 61 seats – 28 out of 29 in Madhya Pradesh, 24 out of 25 in Rajasthan, and nine out of 11 in Chhattisgarh.

Nov 30, 2023 4:49 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: Other parties in the fray

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: Besides the two national parties, other parties in the fray are the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Samajwadi Party (SP), and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)-Gondwana Gantantra Party (GGP) coalition.

Incidentally, both AAP and SP are constituents of the 28-member I.N.D.I.A bloc, which includes the Congress; the grouping has been formed to take on the ruling BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

Nov 30, 2023 4:33 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: Key Congress candidates

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: State Congress chief and former CM Kamal Nath fought from his Chhindwara strong hold, while Govind Singh, the Leader of Opposition (LoP), contested from Lahar. Former minister Jitu Patwari, on the other hand, stood from Rau.

Nov 30, 2023 4:23 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: Key BJP candidates

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: The ruling BJP fielded chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from his bastion of Budhni, while Narottam Mishra, the state home minister, contested from Datia, and senior leader Kailash Vijayvargiya from Indore-1.

The party also fielded several Union ministers and Members of Parliament. The names include Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar (fielded from Dimani), Prahlad Singh Patel (Narsinghpur), Faggan Singh Kulaste (Niwas), among others.

Nov 30, 2023 3:53 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: Why exit polls can't be aired before 6:30pm?

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: This is because Telangana is polling today; if exit polls for the five states (Chhattisgarh, MP, Mizoram, Rajasthan, and Telangana) are aired before the voting concludes (6:30pm), these may influence a person's choice, i.e., he/she could vote for a candidate other than who they intended to vote for, or they could opt not to vote at all.

Nov 30, 2023 3:24 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: 2013 exit polls vs actual results

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: India Today-ORG: 138 (BJP), 80 (Congress), 12 (Others)

C Voter: 128-92-10

CSDS: 141-72-17

ABP-Nielsen: 138-80-12

Chanakya: 161-62-7

Actual result: 165-58-7

Nov 30, 2023 3:01 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: 2018 exit polls vs actual results

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: In 2018, Times Now-CNX gave 126 seats to the BJP in the 230-member assembly, 89 to the Congress, and 15 to others. The figures for other survey agencies were: 111-113-6 (Axis My India), 98-118-14 (C Voter), 94-126-10 (CSDS), and 103-125-2 (Today's Chanakya).

Actual result: 109-114-7

Nov 30, 2023 2:42 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: Which news channel has partnered with which survey agency?

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: While ABP News has partnered with C Voter, India Today has been in a tie-up with Axis My India. Other partnerships include Times Now-ETG Research, Republic TV-Matrize, News 24-Today's Chanakya, Zee News-Jan Ki Baat, among others.

Nov 30, 2023 2:27 PM IST

MP Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: Will Congress avenge Scindia's 2020 rebellion?

Madhya Pradesh Exit Poll 2023 Live Updates: In December 2018, the Congress won its first Madhya Pradesh assembly election since 2003; the BJP had been in power since then. In March 2020, however, Jyotiraditya Scindia jumped ship to the BJP, leading to collapse of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government.

The BJP thus returned to power within just 15 months of being voted out; the party's Shivraj Singh Chouhan became chief minister for a fourth time.