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Exit Polls: Estimates of hat-trick of Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi; BJP likely to get 26 seats and Congress 2 seats

  • 57% polling for 70 assembly seats in Delhi till 6 pm, result on 11 February.
  • Estimates of 6 exit polls came out, Kejriwal’s clear majority in all.
  • In 2015 exit polls, BJP is projected to get 26, AAP 45 seats, exit polls failed; AAP won 67 seats.

New Delhi: 57% votes were cast in Delhi for 70 assembly seats till 6 pm on Saturday. Long queues of voters were seen at polling booths throughout the day in many areas of the capital, including Shaheen Bagh. Estimates of exit polls came after 6 pm. In 7 exit polls, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party projected a clear majority. If the guesses prove to be correct, this time Kejriwal, who replaced the guarantee card, will put a hat-trick of victory. Earlier, he formed the AAP government in Delhi in 2013 and 2015.

BJP is again at number two in exit poll estimates, it is projected to get a maximum of 26 seats and Congress a maximum of 2 seats. In the last assembly election too, AAP won 67 out of 70 seats and BJP had only 3 seats. Whereas, in these elections 6 exit polls had projected BJP to get 24 seats and AAP 45 seats. All exit polls failed. The AAP got more seats than anticipated.

Delhi assembly election 2020 exit poll

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Voting trends and election results

  • The trends of the last election show that whenever the voting percentage in Delhi was low, the government did not change. Voting was 53% in 2003 and 58% in 2008. The government did not change in both these elections.
  • In 2013, the people of Delhi had the highest 65.63% voting till then. When the results came, the ruling Congress was given a farewell for 15 years. However, no party got a majority and the hung assembly was soon dissolved.
  • The 2015 election recorded the highest ever 67.12% turnout. In historical results, 67 out of 70 seats were won by the Aam Aadmi Party. BJP got 3 seats and Congress could not even open its account.

Delhi Assembly Election 2015 Results (70 seats)

  • Total voters: 1,33,13,295
  • Votes cast: 89,36,159 (67.1%)

Delhi Lok Sabha Election 2019 results (7 seats)

  • Total voters: 1,43,16,453
  • Votes cast: 86,79,012 (60.6%)

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