Kerala Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala has rejected the exit poll predictions which predicted that the Left Front-led government will continue to rule. He said that the survey results were not a true reflection of public sentiments and that the UDF would come to power.
He said, "The people do not want the LDF to continue its corrupt rule in Kerala. We have faith in the people." The Opposition Leader even compared Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's confidence as that of a loser.
The post-poll survey conducted by a media organisation predicted that the LDF will win 21 to 25 seats, while the UDF to get only 6 to 10 seats. The survey even predicted that the NDA will win 1 to 2 seats.
At the same time, the exit poll of the India Today-Axis My India predicted that the ruling Left Democratic Front will gain 104-120 seats, while UDF to get 20-36 seats. The survey even predicted that NDA may get 0-2 seats. The survey was conducted across 140 constituencies with a sample size of 28,124.
In 2016, the Kerala Assembly polls which held on a single-phase where CPI(M) won 58 seats in the 140-member Kerala Assembly.