PILDAT-Gallup Pakistan Survey March 2013 (Details)
PMLN outclass popularity in Punjab, Increasing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Lahore (Tuesday, March 5, 2013) – Despite stirring a political storm in the country, the rise of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has not been able to dislodge Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) from its front runner position in the numerically important Punjab province.
Regions Where Survey Conducted (11 Regions/Territories)
Punjab 1 = Rawalpindi, Lahore and Gujranwala
Punjab 2 = Faislabad and Sargodha
Punjab 3 = Bhawalpur, D.G. Khan and Multan
Sindh 1 = (Karachi)
Sindh 2 = Mirpurkhas, Sukkur and Hyderabad
KPK 1 = Malakand division
KPK 2 = Kohat, Bannu and DI Khan
KPK 3 = Peshawar Valley, Mardan Division
KPK 4 = Hazara division
Balochistan 1 = Quetta and Zhob
Balochistan 2 = Kalat, Makran and Sibi
According to a survey conducted by Gallup Pakistan and PILDAT the PML-N tops the list on voting intention score in Punjab, followed by the PTI and the PPP respectively.
February 2013 political forecast is based on a nationwide poll of approximately 9660 voters in 300 villages and 200 urban localities.
Voting intention score of PML-N stands at 63% in North and Central Punjab, 69% in Western Punjab and 49% in Southern Punjab, shows the survey.
According to the consolidated findings of two nationwide polls on voting intentions, conducted by IRI and Gallup Pakistan respectively during past three months, the front runner in Pakistan’s elections scheduled in mid 2013 is the PML-N.