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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

  Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.jpg Rahul Gandhi (headshot).jpg
Leader Narendra Modi Rahul Gandhi
Party BJP INC
Alliance NDA UPA
Leader since 10 June 2013 11 December 2017
Leader's seat Varanasi Amethi
Last election 282 44
Current seats 272[1] 48[2]

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 17th Lok Sabha. Assembly elections of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha,and Sikkim 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.[3]

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 UPA Others Lead
Aug 2018

India Today- Karvy

255 248 46 7
228 224 91 4
281 122 140 141
May 2018 ABP News-CSDS 274 164 105 110
Jan 2018 Republic-CVoter 335 89 119 216
Jan 2018 India Today 309 102 132 177
Jan 2018 ABP News-CSDS 301 127 115 174
Aug 2017 India Today 349 75 119 230
Jan 2017 India Today 370 60 123 237
Aug 2016 India Today 304 94 145 159
Feb 2016 India Today 286 110 147 139
Aug 2015 India Today 288 81 174 114
Apr–May 2014 General election results 336 60 147 276

See also

References