The pollster at the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) asked 1,254 people across all regions for their views on the election in a survey conducted from Dec 17-19.
According to the poll, 55.34% of respondents think the coming election will not run smoothly because opposition groups will try to derail it. However, 32.70% said the polls would be unaffected and the rest had no comment.
Asked about how fair and transparent the general election would be compared to previous polls, 28.79% of respondents said the election would be less fair than in the past and 21.13% said it would be the least fair election to date. But 28.63% believed it would be fairer, 8.29% said it would be the fairest poll yet.
On the political situation after the election, 47.21% said they believe political turmoil will continue, 21.85% said conflict would increase, but 20.33% thought the situation would improve.
Asked whether the election or national reform should be carried out first, 46.33% said national reform should be the priority, 36.28% said the election, while 4.31% said both should be done in parallel.