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2019 Elections: Which exit polls pollster predicted the election result best?

The hits and the misses

If you are as curious about which pollster predicted the election tally best among all the gazillion pollsters who conducted exit polls then this is the post for you.

Let’s jump in straight to numbers:

 NDAUPAOthersNDA 2014UPA 2014Others 2014
Final Declared Seats354969233658149
Republic-CVoter Exit287128127---
Republic-JankiBaat Exit305124113---
TimesNow-VMR Exit306132104249148146
News18-IPSOS Exit3368212427697148
IndiaToday-Axis Exit3479397272115156
NewsX Neta Exit242164137---
News24 Exit350959734070133
IndiaTV CNX Exit300120122289101148
VDP Associates Exit33311594---
ABP-Nielsen Exit27713013527497165
News Nation Exit286122134---

Interpretations could well vary but if I read this correct, News 24 Chanakya poll is the clear winner. But that’s not all, News 24 Chanakya did the best even in 2014 Elections as the data shows.

So as it turns out, not only has the reigning King of the Elections hasn’t changed since 2014, neither has the reigning king of Exit poll pollsters.

Based on this, we crown News 24 Chanakya The PollStar of all Pollsters. Well done guys.

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