Forward of the April 29 by-elections, Prime Minister Imran Khan has been named by voters of Karachi’s NA-249 constituency as their favorite political chief, sustaining an edge over PML-N’s Nawaz Sharif.
In two out of three polls performed, PM Imran Khan was named because the favorite, whereas within the third, Nawaz Sharif was declared the preferred.
Ipsos, Pulse Guide, and Gallup Pakistan launched survey findings primarily based on the opinion of 1,200 to 1,400 registered voters of the constituency.
All three surveys came about between April 10 and April 20, 2021.
Within the survey carried out by Ipsos, PM Imran Khan was the preferred chief within the constituency with 20% of the respondents selecting him.
Of the remaining, 16% stated Nawaz Sharif, 16% stated Mustafa Kamal, 5% stated Khadim Hussain Rizvi, 4% stated Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, 4% stated Maryam Nawaz Sharif, 3% stated Maulana Fazlur Rehman, 3% stated Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, 1% stated Sirajul Haq, 1% stated Asif Ali Zardari, 1% stated Shahbaz Sharif, and 1% stated Saad Hussain Rizvi is their most popular alternative.
Apparently, 18% stated that not one of the above-mentioned leaders is their favorite.
Pulse Guide survey
Within the ballot by Pulse Guide, on the query of most popular chief answered by constituency voters, 18% stated that they like Prime Minister Imran Khan, after which 16% declared Pak Sarzameen Social gathering chief Mustafa Kamal as their favourite, 10% selected Nawaz Sharif, 7% stated Khadim Hussain Rizvi, 6% stated Benazir Bhutto, 5% stated Farooq Sattar, 4% stated Pervez Musharraf, 3% stated Maryam Nawaz and a couple of% stated Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui is their favorite.
Gallup Pakistan survey
In distinction to the 2 polls, in a Gallup Pakistan ballot, 20% of voters within the constituency favoured PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif.
Among the many others, 19% declared PM Imran Khan as their favourite, 8% stated PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, 5% stated Pervez Musharraf, 3% stated Mustafa Kamal, 3% stated Fazlur Rehman, 2% stated Maryam Nawaz, 1% stated Shahbaz Sharif, 1% stated Asif Ali Zardari, 1% stated Sirajul Haq, and 1% stated Benazir Bhutto was their favourite chief.
The remaining 22% stated no chief amongst these talked about qualifies as their favorite.
Favorite political occasion
Not solely did PM Imran Khan get elected by respondents of two out of three surveys as their favorite political chief, PTI was chosen as the popular political occasion.
Of the respondents to the Ipsos Pakistan survey, 15% indicated PTI as their first alternative, whereas 19% of the these responding to the Pulse Guide survey selected PTI as their most popular occasion.
Amongst respondents to the Gallup Pakistan survey nonetheless, 19% selected PML-N as their occasion of alternative.
All three survey corporations have predicted a detailed competitors, with the position of undecided voters as an necessary facet to consider. And with the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan declared a banned outfit, the voter base will possible see a mass exodus of voters.