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Outlook-AC Nielsen opinion poll

They Elect Not To Vote

Mumbai South and Bangalore South, constituencies of the rich and powerful, saw low voter turnout despite those ad campaigns. Why? An Outlook-AC Nielsen poll took the pulse of the indifference.

They Elect Not To Vote
They Elect Not To Vote
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Outlook-AC Nielsen opinion poll
They Elect Not To Vote
Mumbai South and Bangalore South, constituencies of the rich and powerful, saw low voter turnout despite those ad campaigns. Why? An Outlook-AC Nielsen poll took the pulse of the indifference.

Reasons for not voting in these elections... 
Bangalore Mumbai
Name not on voters list  43 22
My voter ID card had errors 2 22
I don't have voter ID, it’s a complicated process 19 5
I went on a long weekend/ holiday  12 12
It doesn't matter who wins  4 3
No good candidates  2 3
I was too busy/ lazy 6 6

43% in Bangalore said their name was not on the voters list


Which party did you intend to vote for?
INC 35 60
BJP  44 7
BSP 5 2
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena - 3
Shiv Sena - 28
SP 1 -
JD(S) 14
Independents 1 0

Which of the elections matters the most to you?
Municipal elections 26 40
Assembly elections 52 42
Lok Sabha elections 14 16
None of the above 8 2

Did you intend to vote at all in these elections?
Yes 88 87
No 12 13

Have you planned for voting in the next elections?
Yes 94 89
No 2 -
Can't say 4 11

Would you have voted if you could by SMS or online?
Yes 54 48
No 24 26
Can't say 21 26

Did campaigns like ‘Jaago Re’ have any impact?
Yes 54 61
No 24 27
Can't say 21 11

Should voting be made compulsory?
Yes 88 71
No 6 15
Can't say 6 14

All figures in percentage

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