Congresss again in Karnataka by Premchand Palety

Congresss again in Karnataka : Premchand Palety


Premchand Palety, CEO of Cfore, the only pollster who got the 2008 and 2013 Karnataka elections 100% right, on what is in the offing, in Karnataka elections 2018. 

His key predictions 15 days before polling day:

# Congress 120-plus; BJP 60-70; JDS 30.

# Siddaramaiah’s image is very high because of personal integrity; social welfare schemes (food, health, education); and development work (water, roads and electricity).

# The Congress’s AHINDA base is in tact, perhaps even stronger than in 2013.

# Narendra Modi and BJP have diminishing returns because of failed promises.

# B.S. Yeddyurappa is sulking because of rebuff to son and not campaigning as hard.

# JDS vote share is built entirely on Vokkaligas who are dominant in only 20 of the 224 seats.