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Gujarat Assembly Elections Exit Polls vs Reality: Congress, AAP register negligible share to go below exit poll predictions

All the exit polls have predicted a huge victory for the BJP with Congress and Aam Aadmi Party having a small share in the total of 182 seats.

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New Delhi: There has been a Bhartiya Janata Party government in Gujarat for the last 27 years and the 2022 Assembly Elections show a similar trend. All the exit polls have predicted a huge victory for the BJP with Congress and Aam Aadmi Party having a small share in the total of 182 seats. Axis My India has predicted a victory for the ruling party with a range of 129 to 151 seats.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2022

BJP has secured a clean sweep victory. The party has so far won 149 seats to form the government again. Meanwhile, Congress won 16 seats and AAP also had a small share with a win on 5 seats. (Counting underway for 182 seats)

Exit Polls 2022

The Axis My India exit polls have shown that BJP will register a clean sweep victory with a maximum of 151 seats. Meanwhile, Congress was predicted to get 16-30 seats with AAP winning just 9-21 seats. The exit poll also showed that BJP will be getting 46% vote share with Congress and AAP closing with 26% and 20% respectively. The results showed a similar picture while it did not expect Congress to get to a new low after doing well last time.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017

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The BJP was just a seat away from touching triple figures as they won 99 out of the 182 seats. The ruling party won 48 out of 89 seats in the first phase of polling and 51 seats in the second phase. On the other hand, Congress turned the tables and won 77 seats, which was not expected.

Exit Polls 2017

The India Today Group predicted that BJP will sweep away the other parties and will cross the golden number of 100. The exit polls said that BJP will win 112-116 seats while the reality was that the party won 99 seats and Congress took away some of its share. Congress was predicted to win an average of 65 seats but unexpectedly it reached 77. The exit poll was able to predict the winner right while it got the numbers wrong.

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