With more than 210 seats out of 403, India Today-Axis’ opinion poll for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections has predicted Bharatiya Janata Party as a clear winner. The survey, with a sample size of over 21,000 people, predicted 206-216 seats for BJP, while Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party trailed on 95(92-97) and 82 (79-85) seats respectively. Congress was marginalised with just 5-9 seats.
In terms of vote share, BJP managed to bag a 33 per cent vote share, while trailing it were BSP and SP at 26 per cent vote share each. Congress again stood last at 6-9 per cent.
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ABP-CSDS Opinion poll
Another opinion poll done by Lokniti-ABP News predicted Samajwadi Party as single-largest party with 141-151 seats. As per the opinion poll, Akhilesh Yadav emerged a clear choice for Chief Minister with a whopping 86 per cent opting for him. Bhartiya Janata Party trailed here with 124 to 134 seats. While Mayawati-led BSP got 93-103 seats in the poll. Congress was again marginalised with 13-19 seats. SP also emerged first in line when it came to
Congress was again marginalised with 13-19 seats. SP also emerged first in line when it came to vote share. The socialist party bagged 30 per cent of the vote share, trailed by BJP (27%), and BSP(22%). Congres got a marginal 8 per cent vote share.