New Delhi (NVI): As per an opinion poll by CVoter survey, the Bharatiya Janata Party- Janata Dal (United) alliance is all set to come back to power in Bihar.
The poll indicates that the NDA government will be a force to reckon with, in the 2020 Bihar Assembly elections, which are slated to be held in three phases.
The election commission announced the dates for the Bihar Assembly polls today. The polling will take place in three phases: 28 October, 3 November and 7 November and the results will be declared on 10 November.
The CVOTER survey revealed that as per public opinion, NDA is leading with 44.8% vote share (141 to 161 seats), whereas UPA stands second with 33.4% vote share (64 to 84 Seats). Others grab the third spot with mere 21.8% vote share (13 to 23 seats).
The survey conducted with Centre for Voting Opinion & Trends in Election Research (CVOTER) keeps the viewers apprised of the various developing political opinions, while also understanding the voters’ frame of mind.
Current projections are based on CVOTER daily tracking poll conducted from 01st September 2020 to September 25th 2020, among 18+ adults, including likely voters.
As for the methodology and survey details, the survey reached out to a total of approximately 25,789 people in Bihar and was conducted through CATI (Telephonic survey). The sample spread of the survey covers all 243 assembly segments. The margin of error is +/- 3% at State level and +/-5% at regional level.
71 constituencies and 16 Districts will go for polls in 31,000 polling stations. This will be followed by the 2nd phase on 3rd November, 2020 wherein 94 constituencies, and 17 Districts will go for polls in 42,000 Polling Stations. Lastly, the 3rd phase will be held on 7th November, 2020 wherein 78 constituencies and 15 Districts will go for polls in 33000 polling stations. The counting will take place on 10th November, 2020.
On the opinion poll, Yashwant Deshmukh, CVoter said, “CVoer is pleased to be ABP News’ research partner for Bihar Assembly Election 2020 Polls. In the light of this year’s political battle, voters appear to be making up their minds. Their decision-making is crucial as the reverberations of this year’s election verdict will be felt in national politics, giving great ammunition to the winning party. Our opinion poll, on the other hand, will help gain a deeper understanding of the unique political dynamics at work in the state of Bihar.”