News Nation Opinion Poll: BJP slightly ahead in neck and neck contest with AAP; Kejriwal dominates Bedi in CM choice

05 February 2015, 10:52 AM

News Nation in its in-house opinion poll on Wednesday tried to decode the mood of Delhi.

With 33 seats Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) is slightly ahead of its arc rival Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which getting 32 seats in our survey. 

Arvind Kejriwal remains the most preferred Chief Minister candidate with 45 per cent vote share. He is way ahead of Kiran Bedi with 33 per cent of voters opting for her. Ajay Maken, the face of Congress' campaign committee in Delhi is the CM choice only for 14 per cent voters.

The opinion poll was conducted from January 31 to February 4 with a sample size of 3000 randomly selected respondents across Delhi.  

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The opinion poll was conducted from January 31st to February 4 with a sample size of 3000 randomly selected respondents across Delhi.

Seat Share

According to the opinion poll, Bhartiya Janata Party is all set to bag 33 seats in Delhi Assembly. This is an addition of 1 seat more than their last tally of 32 seats. News Nation’s previous opinion poll conducted before the announcement of Kiran Bedi as BJP’s chief ministerial candidate had expected 31 seats for BJP.

The minimal rise of one seat in BJP’s seat share is perceived as the result of Kiran Bedi’s announcement of CM candidate and PM Modi’s series of campaign rallies for the party.

BJP+ bagged 32 seats in last Delhi Assembly Polls. The party was reduced to 28 seats in the Assembly after three MLAs Harsh Vardhan, Ramesh Bidhuri and Pervesh Verma were elected to the Parliament.

Aam Aadmi Party is slightly behind BJP with 32 seats, this is four more than what it got in last Assembly Polls.

The Congress party is expected to further lose 4 seats and its tally is expected to marginalise to 4 seats from 8 seats in comparison to last Delhi Assembly Polls.

Vote Share

AAP is getting 39 percent vote share which is a huge jump of 9 percent as compared to what it got in last Assembly elections.

In last Assembly elections, AAP got 30 percent of popular vote share but this time the party is expected to bag 39 percent vote share.

The BJP is behind AAP by 3 percent as the party is getting 36 per cent vote share. This is 3 per cent more than the 33 per cent that it got in last Assembly elections.

Congress is expected to suffer a huge loss of 7 per cent votes as compared to what it got in last assembly elections.

Congress got 25 percent of popular votes in last elections but now they are expected to bag only 18 percent votes.