Panels conducted a poll of 572 people with a 4.3% margin of error that was published in parts by both Maariv and the Jerusalem Post on March 24 2017. The poll was conducted on March 18 2017.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

28 [11] Yesh Atid
25 [30] Likud
13 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
13 [08] Bayit Yehudi
10 [24] Zionist Union
07 [10] Kulanu
07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
06 [07] Shas
06 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
05 [05] Meretz

64 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
56 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Additional Questions:

Question for new Yesh Atid voters: Who did the additional 17 seats that voted for Yesh Atid choose in last election?

8 seats are from the Zionst Union, 3 seats are from Kulanu, 2 seats are from Likud and the other 4 seats are divided up between the other lists.

Are you certain that you will vote for the party you chose in this poll?

Average of all parties: 86% Certain, 13% Not certain, 1% Don’t know
Yesh Atid Voters (lowest of all lists): 76% Certain, 23% Not certain, 1% Don’t know

Note: Among those who answered “very certain” the average of all lists was 45%. For Yesh Atid it was just 29%.

The following individuals are now outside the political system and some have declared that they intend to return to it to contend for the leadership of the State of Israel. To what extent, in your opinion, are each of the following personalities suited to be the Prime Minister of Israel?

Sa’ar: 43% Not worthy (23% Not worthy, 20% Not at all worthy) Worthy 39% (27% Worthy, 12% Very worthy), 18% Don’t know
Gantz: 44% Not worthy (21% Not worthy, 23% Not at all worthy) Worthy 37% (25% Worthy, 12% Very worthy), 19% Don’t know
Ashkenazi: 53% Not worthy (25% Not worthy, 28% Not at all worthy) Worthy 30% (22% Worthy, 8% Very worthy), 17% Don’t know
Ya’alon: 53% Not worthy (25% Not worthy, 28% Not at all worthy) Worthy 30% (22% Worthy, 8% Very worthy), 17% Don’t know

Are you pleased or not pleased with how Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does his job as Prime Minister?

59% Not Pleased (26% Not Pleased, 33% Not pleased at all), 35% Pleased (26% Pleased, 9% Very pleased), 6% Don’t know

Of the following personalities who is most worthy to be Prime Minister?

29% None, 26% Netanyahu, 15% Lapid, 12% Don’t know, 6% Herzog, 5% Bennett, 4% Kahlon, 3% Liberman

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this week that the fact coalition partners are not respecting coalition agreements and not supporting the closing of the IBC as enough of a reason to go to an election. Do you agree with Netanyahu’s position?

61% No, 21% Yes, 18% Don’t know

Do you think the IBC issue is the real reason behind Netanyahu’s statements or is it a spin to hide the real reasoning?

62% Spin, 27% Don’t know, 11% Real reason

Is the appointment of Geula Even-Sa’ar, Gideon Sa’ar’s wife, to the position of anchor for the main news broadcast of the IBC a worthy or not worthy appointment?

51% Worthy, 26% Don’t know, 23% Not worthy

What do you think should be done with the IBC?

33% Open it on April 30, 31% Don’t know, 20% Don’t open it at all, 16% Open it after replacing the current IBC leadership