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).
Quoting an opinion poll, Joy said people are not afraid to select any candidate. Joy made his observations in a post shared on his verified Facebook page on Thursday.
“The polling was conducted by a mock ballot so that neither the enumerator nor we know who voted for whom,” he wrote.
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.”