The Election Commission of India locked the date of May 10 for the state assembly elections in the state of Karnataka. The results of the elections, which will be held to elect the 224-member Assembly, will be declared on May 13. The state has seen two different governments in the last five years, given the fall of the JD(S) and Congress government in the state, after a year of serving in the power.
The opinion polls which were put by Cvoter have given a clearer idea about the growing murmurs and the changing trends in the state. According to their survey, Congress will be winning the elections in the state, as the poll shows that a whopping 57 per cent of people are angry with the current government.
Commenting on the performance by Chief Minister Bommai government, over 47 per cent rated his performance to be poor, while 26.8 per cent rated it to be good.
The opinion poll also gave the prediction of the next in line for the position of Chief Ministership from Congress. According to the survey, former Chief Minister of the state, Siddaramaiah has topped the list to be the next CM with over 39 per cent of votes, while Basavraj Bommai got 31.1 per cent of votes. The last in line to be the Chief Minister is DK Shivakumar with 3.2 per cent votes.
The Results Prediction
The opinion poll stated that the Congress party will get over 115-127 seats, as compared to the 68-80 seats by the BJP and 23-35 seats by JD(S).
The survey cited a survey conducted by the Quint to highlight the issues with the current government. Unemployment and infrastructure are considered to be the biggest issues ahead of the people while criticising the current government.