BJP and Congress Neck-and-Neck in Karnataka Exit Poll 2023


The Karnataka Exit Poll Results 2023 are out, and it appears to be a neck-and-neck race among the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Most of the exit polls predicted that the Congress will either cross the half of-way mark or be very near it, with a few suggesting a clear win for the birthday party.

However, all eyes are at the JD(S) because the capacity kingmaker on this year’s election. With the birthday celebration bagging the 1/3 spot, many are speculating its role in forming the government. The Jan ki Baat exit poll predicted 14-24 seats for the HD Kumaraswamy-led JDS, which could be important in forming the authorities.

The voting for the Karnataka election 2023 passed off on Wednesday, May 10, with a whopping sixty five% voter turnout. A general of 5.31 crore electors had been eligible to forged their vote in 58,545 polling stations across the nation, where 2,615 applicants were inside the fray.

The outgoing Karnataka Assembly has 116 MLAs from the BJP, sixty nine from the Congress, 29 from JD(S), one from BSP, two Independents, one Speaker, and 6 vacant seats (following deaths and resignation to join different events beforehand of polls).

In the preceding Karnataka elections held in 2018, the BJP emerged as the unmarried largest party with the aid of triumphing 104 seats, observed with the aid of the Congress with 80 seats and JD(S) with 37 seats. However, without a birthday celebration getting a clear majority, the Congress-JD(S) alliance fashioned the government. The coalition authorities collapsed after 14 months, and the BJP back to electricity with 12 out of 15 bypoll seats.

Now, the fate of Karnataka is in the arms of the voters as they anticipate the legitimate consequences, which can be because of be introduced quickly. The question stays: who will emerge successful, and who will form the government in Karnataka? Only time will tell.