Indian general election, 2019

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Indian general election, 2019

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543 seats in the Lok Sabha
272 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls

  PM Modi 2015.jpg Rahul Gandhi Crop.jpg Mayawati in 2016.jpg
Leader Narendra Modi Rahul Gandhi Mayawati
Party BJP INC BSP[1]
Alliance NDA UPA BSP-led Alliance[2][3][4]
Leader since 7 October 2013 11 December 2017 2018[5]
Leader's seat Varanasi Amethi N/A
Last election 282 44 0
Current seats 272[7] 48[8] 0[6]

Lok Sabha constituencies of India.png
Constituencies of the Lok Sabha

Incumbent Prime Minister

Narendra Modi
BJP



General elections are due to be held in India in April or May 2019 to constitute the seventeenth Lok Sabha. Assembly elections of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim and Telangana will be tentatively held simultaneously with this general election[citation needed].

Electoral system

The 543 elected members of the Lok Sabha will be elected from single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting. The President of India nominates an additional two members.[9]

Opinion polling

In the run-up to the next Indian general election, various organisations will carry out opinion polling to gauge voting intentions in India. Results of such polls are displayed in this list. The date range for these opinion polls are from the previous general election, held in April and May of 2014, to the present day.

Date Polling agency NDA Other UPA Lead
May 2018 ABP News-CSDS[10] 274 105 164 110
Jan 2018 Republic-CVoter[11] 335 119 89 216
Jan 2018 India Today[12] 309 132 102 177
Jan 2018 ABP News-CSDS[13] 301 115 127 174
Aug 2017 India Today[14] 349 119 75 230
Jan 2017 India Today[15] 370 123 60 237
Aug 2016 India Today[16] 304 145 94 159
Feb 2016 India Today[17] 286 147 110 139
Aug 2015 India Today[18] 288 174 81 114
Apr–May 2014 General election results 336 147 60 189

See also

References

  1. ^ "'Work to make Mayawati PM in 2019' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-06-16. 
  2. ^ "Will miracle of democracy see Mayawati become India's first Dalit PM?". Retrieved 2018-06-16. 
  3. ^ Dutt, Barkha (2018-03-15). "Mayawati could be the key to defeating India's Modi in 2019". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2018-06-16. 
  4. ^ "BSP leaders call on Pawan Kalyan - Telugu Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com". IndiaGlitz.com. Retrieved 2018-06-16. 
  5. ^ "INLD, BSP join hands for Assembly and LS polls". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2018-04-18. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-06-16. 
  6. ^ http://164.100.47.194/Loksabha/Members/PartywiseList.aspx
  7. ^ https://www.webcitation.org/6PfWDNtfY?url=http://eciresults.ap.nic.in/PartyWiseResult.htm
  8. ^ https://www.webcitation.org/6PfWDNtfY?url=http://eciresults.ap.nic.in/PartyWiseResult.htm
  9. ^ Electoral system IPU
  10. ^ "Advantage BJP in Lok Sabha 2019 polls, Congress might get a boost: ABP-CSDS survey". Moneycontrol. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  11. ^ "The National Approval Ratings | NDA or UPA: Who holds the edge? - Republic World". Republic World. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  12. ^ "India Today Mood of the Nation Poll: Is Narendra Modi still India's first choice as PM?". India Today. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  13. ^ न्यूज, एबीपी. "देश का मूड : मोदी लहर बरकरार लेकिन 2014 के मुकाबले 35 सीटें कम हुईं" (in Hindi). Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  14. ^ "India Today Mood of the Nation poll: PM Modi's political invincibility continues, 10 big takeaways". India Today. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  15. ^ "India Today Mood of the Nation poll: PM Modi's political invincibility continues, 10 big takeaways". India Today. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  16. ^ "Mood Of The Nation poll: Can anyone challenge Modi Magic?". India Today. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  17. ^ "India Today Mood of the Nation poll: PM Modi's political invincibility continues, 10 big takeaways". India Today. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
  18. ^ "India Today Mood of the Nation poll: PM Modi's political invincibility continues, 10 big takeaways". India Today. Retrieved 2018-05-25. 
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