Karnataka Opinion Poll 2018

Elections in southern states of India are always interesting ones. In 2018, Karnataka election will take place and the fight will be to rule this state for next 5 years. In the current scenario, BJP is on its streak to color most states with saffron color. However, Congress is also trying to retain power in the states where it is ruling. Considering the big number of 224 seats on the stake, it is a big election indeed. The third dimension is also present in these elections, JD(S) also have a good voter base in the state of Karnataka. So the people’s inclination towards different parties is an interesting thing to know. Many times, people’s early opinions are same as the actual election results. This time people of Karnataka and India are also searching for reputed Karnataka Opinion Poll.

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Karnataka Opinion Poll 2018

ABP News-Lokniti CSDS Karnataka opinion poll

Yet another survey is out and it is conducted by the ABP news along with Lokniti CSDS survey agency. INC and BJP are the main competitors during these elections and survey suggest no clear winner in these elections. JD(S) is most likely to emerge out as the kingmaker here. BJP will get the most number of seats, 89-95 seats. INC will be right behind with 85-91 seats. JD(S) is expected to get 32-38 seats on their side. The rest of the seats will be bagged by others.

Political Party Expected Seats
BJP 89-95
INC 85-91
JD(S) + BSP 32-38
Total 224

Times Now-VMR Karnataka Opinion Poll

The survey is conducted by Time Now – VMR on a small sample of people in the state just months before elections. These surveys are suggesting a very close battle between the main parties of the state. BJP seems to get 89 seats in their bag, while Congress looks convincing as well with 91 seats at their side. So it also suggests a hung assembly, no clear winner is predicted by this opinion poll. JD(S) + BSP is most likely to get 40 seats and other will be getting only 4 seats.

Political Party Expected Seats
BJP 89
INC 91
JD(S) + BSP 40
Others 04
Total 224


Political Party Votes Share
BJP 35.03
INC 38.6
JD(S) + BSP 21.33
Others 5.04
Total 100

India Today-Karvy Karnataka Opinion Poll

As per the survey conducted by India Today and Karvy Insights, there are the chances of a hung assembly in Karnataka. The poll is conducted on 27,919 interviews of 224 assembly constituencies of Karnataka. Karnataka opinion poll predictions are shared below.

Particulars Predictions
Total Seats 224
Congress 90 to 101
BJP 78 to 86
JDS 34 to 43
Others 4 to 7

Vote Share as per the Poll

Party Vote Share
Congress 37.00%
BJP 35.00%
JDS-BSP 19.00%

C-Fore Karnataka opinion poll

Karnataka election Opinion poll 2018 was recently released by C-Fore survey agency. The survey was conducted between 1-25 March and they have taken a big sample of 22,357 voters of the state. These voters belonged to 154 assembly constituency of Karnataka, out of 224. As per The C-Fore Karnataka opinion poll, BJP will get 31 percent of votes, Congress would get 46 percent of votes and JD(S) would concede 16 percent of votes. These opinion polls are increasing the suspense of the votes and seems at a better position in this state. However, election result will truly tell us about the final verdict of the voters.

Political Party Expected Seats Expected Vote Percentage
BJP 70 31
INC 126 46
JD(S) 27 16

TV9 Kannada-C-Voter Karnataka opinion poll

TV9 Kannada-C-Voter opinion poll has conducted the survey and they suggest that Congress will win 102 seats out of 224 seats. BJP will be the second highest grosser with 96 seats in their basket. Both the parties will be away from the magical number of 113 seats. JD(S) will win 25 seats, staying at the third position. This scenario suggests a hung assembly as per Karnataka TV9 Kannada-C-Voter opinion poll 2018. No party will hold the majority, this is what the survey suggests. However, the true outcome will be known only after completion of elections.

Political Party Expected Seats
BJP 96
INC 102
JD(S) 25
Others 01
Total 224

Suvarna News Karnataka Opinion Poll 2018

The latest opinion poll was conducted by Suvarna News. The Karnataka opinion poll 2018 suggests that this election will not be a contest between two parties. BJP and Congress have had their share of elections between them, there is a third party which comes into the picture in this southern state of India. Janata Dal (Secular) is also claiming a good share of seats in latest Karnataka election survey. As per the poll; Congress will get 88 seats, BJP will get 82 seats and JD(S) will get 43 seats leaving 11 seats for the other parties and independent candidates.

Political Party Expected Seats
BJP 82
INC 88
JD(S) 43
Others 11
Total 224

JD(S) might get 20% of vote share, good enough to make others notice their presence. Among the total 224 Karnataka assembly seats, none of the party seems to score the majority.

Karnataka Opinion Survey by CHS

One of the budding opinion poll agency called as CHS has shared their prediction for Karnataka election. The agency predicts that JD(S) will score big with 64-66 seats. BJP is expected to get 73-76 seats and Congress party has a high chance of getting 77-81 seats in 2018 elections. The pre-poll prediction sets all three parties near each other by a small margin. Others will get 4-5 seats out of 224 Vidhan Sabha seats.

Political Party Expected Seats
BJP 73-76
INC 77-81
JD(S) 64-66
Others 4-5
Total 224


Karnataka Opinion Poll 2018

Many Karnataka opinion polls 2018 will be declared, mostly in 2018. Various media houses and survey agencies conducts these surveys. These agencies share a rough idea of people’s opinion by conducting survey over a small sample. These surveys of Karnataka Vidhan Sabha elections 2018 will be shared by NDTV, CVoter, India Trending Now, Aaj Tak, VDPAssociates, Times Now, Chanakya exit poll 2018 etc.

Talking about Karnataka, Until 1983 Congress has single handedly ruled in Vidhan Sabha elections. After which, party started to face challenges and also started losing and winning for the years to come. Karnataka Assembly elections 2013 were also in the favour of INC where they won with 122 seats. Now elections has come again, as the last term is about to finish in 2018, several Karnataka opinion polls and predictions are also being declared by different news agency.

Karnataka Opinion Poll by Creative Center for Political and Social Studies

Political Party Expected Seats
BJP 113
INC 86
JD(S) 25
Total 224

As per the Creative Center for Political and Social Studies (COPS), BJP is expected to win 113 seats and INC will get 86 seats. Janata Dal Secular will expected to win 25 seats as per Karnataka election prediction 2017.

Karnataka Opinion Poll by C-fore Survey Agency

An opinion poll was conducted by a polling agency C fore survey to know the mood of voters for upcoming assembly elections of Karnataka. This pre-poll survey was conducted on 24679 voters of 165 assembly constituencies from 19 July to 10 August 2017. As per this Karnataka election prediction, Indian National Congress will win 120 to 132 seats and retains the power in the state. The Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to win 60 to 72 seats in upcoming 2018 polls. JD (S) is expected to win 24 to 30 seats of 224 assemblies of Karnataka.

Political Party Expected Seats Vote Percentage
INC 120-132 43
BJP 60-72 32
JD(S) 24-30 17

The C Fore survey also predicts the voting percentage of every party, as per the survey Congress will get 43% votes. BJP will get 32% votes and JD (S) will get 17% votes.

Survey by the Karnataka State Unit of BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party has conducted an internal survey to have an early idea of people’s mind. Their inclination towards the party will help in strategizing for upcoming Karnataka elections 2018. Party has conducted the opinion polls and the results are in favour of BJP, as per party officials. As per survey, BJP will win 129-150 seats, which keeps them in safe zone. If this opinion poll could be believed, Congress will win 50 seats only, removing them from power. JDU(S) will win 22 seats and independent will win the rest of the seats. This survey shows that Karnataka will see change of government this year, and BJP will win with clear majority.

Political Party Predicted Seat Win
BJP 129-150
INC 50
JDU(S) 22
Others 2-23
Can’t Say 10%

Also Check

Karnataka Elections 2018
Karnataka Assembly Constituencies
Congress Candidates List
BJP Candidates List
JDS Candidates List
CPI (M) Candidates List
AAP Candidates List

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5 thoughts on “Karnataka Opinion Poll 2018

  • May 14, 2018 at 20:04

    Now-a-days, every political party is corrupted, but we need to elect the “less corrupted” party at state as well as central level for the progress of this nation.

  • April 14, 2018 at 21:05

    JDS may play a spoilsport, but indications are that INC will emerge a clear victor with 120-130 seats.

  • March 16, 2018 at 15:47

    Congress will win
    South india free from BJP

    • April 10, 2018 at 15:03

      definitely not bjp won Karnataka

      • April 10, 2018 at 15:04

        sorry I wrongly posted definitely bjp won between 110-125 seats still modi not start his
        campaign wait and see how this voter swing after modi start campaign


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