Joy sees AL’s landslide victory in city polls
Published 8:52 pm | January 31, 2020
Online Desk : Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy sees landslide victories for Awami League in the elections to the two city corporations scheduled to be held on Saturday (Feb 1) as he quotes an opinion poll.
“The polling was conducted by a mock ballot, so that neither the enumerator nor we know who voted for whom,” he wrote in a post shared on his verified Facebook page on Thursday.
He said they have found this to be the most accurate method of polling. “People are not afraid to select any candidate. Those who still don’t choose are the ones unlikely to vote since no election has 100% turnout. The margin of error is +/- 3%.”
“These polls were conducted when the candidates were first announced, so the actual results will vary a little,” Joy said.
However, Joy said, they may change 5-10% at most. “It is simply not possible for any campaign to swing the vote more than 10%, especially in a month.”
In either case, these elections will not just be a “landslide” for the Awami League, he said adding that they will be a “walkover”.
People were selected through random sampling from the voters list and then polled in person, the Facebook post reads.
দৈনিক সময় সংবাদ ২৪ ডট কম সংবাদের কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি,আলোকচত্রি, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে র্পূব অনুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা সর্ম্পূণ বেআইনি। সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যমে যে কোন কমেন্সের জন্য কর্তৃপক্ষ দায়ী নয়।