After conclusion of polling for the Karnataka assembly elections 2023, many media houses started exit polls. Five of the seven exit polls so far have predicted the Congress to emerge as the single largest party. Besides, Janata Dal Secular is also expected to win required number of seats to be the Kingmaker. JD(S) also played the role of Kingmaker in the last election as well.
Five of the seven exit polls so far predict the Congress to emerge as the single largest party. A Zee News exit poll has predicted a clear majority for the Congress and is likely to get 103-118 seats. Besides, Times Now-ETG exit poll has also predicted for 113 seats to Congress.
According to 2 exit polls BJP is likely to achieve clear majority. News nation-CGS poll has predicted 114 seats for BJP and Suvarna News-jan exit poll has predicted BJP’s win for 94 -117 seats. Three out of seven exit polls have predicted for hung assembly in Karnataka. Not a single party is going for clear majority. All the seven exit polls have predicted that JDS will get enough seats to play its role as a Kingmaker.
According to the Republic TV-P Mark exit poll, Karnataka will have a hung assembly and the Congress could win over the BJP. The BJP can win 85-100 seats and Congress can win 94-108 seats. JDS is also expected to get 24-32 seats.
According to TV9 Bharatvarsh-Pollstrat exit poll, Congress may be ahead of BJP. According to the poll, Congress will get 99-109 seats just a few seats short of the majority, but BJP will get 88-98 seats. JDS is expected to get 21-26 seats in this exit poll as well.
According to exit polls by Zee News Matrices agency, Congress can emerge as the single largest party by winning 103-118 seats or even a majority.
According to the poll, BJP will have to settle for 79-94 seats. JDS will get 25-33 seats here too.
According to the ABP News-C voter exit poll, the Congress will emerge as the largest party and can win 81-101 seats. BJP can win only 66-86 seats. JDS may get 20-27 seats in this poll too.
According to Times Now-ETG exit poll, BJP can win 85 seats and Congress can win 113 seats. JDS is also likely to get 23 seats according to the poll.
According to India TV-CNX exit poll, Congress is expected to get 110 to 120 seats, while BJP 80 to 90 and JD(S) 20 to 24 seats.
India Today-Axis My India exit poll has predicted 62-80 seats for BJP, 122-140 for Congress, 20-25 for JDS and 0-3 for others.
According to News 24-Today and Chanakya exit poll, BJP may get 92 seats (plus/minus 11), Congress 120 (plus/minus 11) and JDS 12 (plus/minus 7).