Times Now-CVoter Bihar Exit Poll: Hung House Likely, MGB Ahead

In the 243-member Assembly, the Grand Alliance is expected to win 120 seats and the NDA is likely to win 116 seats.

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The Times Now-CVoter exit poll predicted a hung house in the 2020 Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.
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The Times Now-CVoter exit poll predicted a hung house in the 2020 Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.

As per its analysis, in the 243-member Assembly, the Grand Alliance is expected to win 120 seats and the NDA is likely to win 116 seats. The LJP may get one seat, while 6 seats will go to Others.

Times Now-CVoter Bihar Exit Poll:  Hung House Likely, MGB Ahead
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The vote share prediction is 37.70 percent for NDA and 36.30 percent for UPA. The LJP, which is contesting solo, is likely to eat into the vote share of both the UPA and the NDA with an 8.50 percent vote share.

In its pre-poll survey, CVoter had predicted a massive anti-incumbency against JD(U)‘s Nitish Kumar who is seeking re-election for the fourth time. Yet, despite his unpopularity, the opinion polls had predicted that Kumar will retain the chief minister's post in the state.

Out of the total respondents surveyed, 41.22 percent were not satisfied at all with Nitish's performance, while 61.1 percent desperately wanted a change in power.

The counting of the votes will take place on 10 November, and the winning party or alliance has to win 122 seats in order to form the government.

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