Archive for January, 2018


Poll #1 Knesset Seats Poll + Additional Questions:

Panels conducted a poll of 504 people with a 4.4% margin of error that was broadcast online by Walla News on Jan 21 2018.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

25 [11] Yesh Atid
24 [30] Likud
15 [24] Zionist Union
13 [08] Bayit Yehudi
11 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
08 [10] Kulanu
08 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [05] Meretz
05 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

62 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
58 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Additional Questions:

Who is most suited to be Prime Minister?

33% Netanyahu, 25% Don’t know/None, 18% Lapid, 11% Gabbai, 7% Bennett, 3% Liberman, 3% Kahlon

Did the Supermarket Law change the status-quo?

50% Yes in Haredim’s favor, 33% No, 11% Don’t know, 7% Yes in secular’s favor

Secular: 71% Yes in Haredim’s favor
Religious: 51% No
Haredim: 61% No, 11% Yes in Haredim’s favor

Do you support Kahlon’s opinion to not topple the government if Netanyahu is indicted?

44% Yes, 41% No, 15% Don’t know

Kulanu voters: 47% Yes, 42% No, 11% Don’t know

What is your opinion of Yair Netanyahu?

56% Negative, 31% Neutral, 7% Don’t know, 6% Positive

Likud voters: 45% Neutral, 31% Negative, 19% Positive, 5% Don’t know

 

Poll #2: Barkat

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on Jan 15 2018.

Should the treasury answer Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat’s demands to transfer more than a billion shekel to the Jerusalem municipality?

37% Don’t know, 34% No, 29% Yes

Is it acceptable as part of the Jerusalem municipality’s struggle to dump garbage in the city streets as a weapon in the struggle against the finance ministry?

70% No, 17% Don’t know, 13% Yes

Barkat is threatening to fire city employees if he doesn’t get an increase in budgets. Do you believe Barkat will follow through?

52% No, 27% Yes, 21% Don’t know

Are you satisfied with the conduct of Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat?

38% Yes, 33% Don’t know, 29% No

Jerusalem residents: 62% No, 31% Yes, 7% Don’t know

If you were advising Nir Barkat about his next move what would you suggest?

31% Run for re-election, 26% Go home, 25% Don’t know, 18% Run to be a Likud MK in the next Knesset election,

Likud voters: 49% Run for re-election, 24% Run to be a Likud MK in the next Knesset election, 16% Don’t know, 11% Go home

Do you think Nir Barkat is suited to serve as Prime Minister?

55% No, 28% Don’t know, 17% Yes

 

Poll #3: Democracy

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on Dec 25 2017.

Compared to previous Knesset terms is this Knesset better?

48% Not as good, 24% The same, 15% Better, 13% Don’t know

Compared to previous Prime Ministers is the leadership of Netanyahu better than previous Prime Ministers?

37% Not as good, 31% The same, 19% Better, 13% Don’t know

Are the attempts by the current Knesset to limit the authority of the Supreme Court harming democracy?

52% Yes they harm, 20% No they are contributing to Israeli democracy, 15% Not influencing Israeli democracy at all, 13% Don’t know

Is protecting the minorities in Israel an important component in a democratic regime?

75% Yes, 12% No, 13% Don’t know

Do you think that the representation of Arabs in the Knesset contributes to democracy?

51% Yes, 38% No, 11% Don’t know

Does the law that limits the activity of leftist NGOs in Israel harm democracy or contribute to democracy?

39% Harm, 26% Doesn’t influence, 23% Contribute, 12% Don’t know

Would a national unity government lower the hostility and the hate between the right and the left?

38% Yes, 33% Won’t influence, 15% Don’t know, 14% No it will increase it

 

Poll#1: Deri

Panels conducted a poll for the Knesset Channel that was broadcast on Jan 9 2018.

Did Deri do the right thing or the wrong thing by trying to get MK Glick to vote in Knesset despite the fact he was sitting shiva for his wife?

78% Wrong, 17% Don’t know, 5% Right

Shas voters: 44% Wrong, 31% Don’t know, 25% Right

Did Deri do the right thing or the wrong thing by trying to cause Minister Azoluai to resign his office because he was sick in the hospital getting treatment and could not participate in the Knesset voting?

69% Wrong, 21% Don’t know, 10% Right

Shas voters: 41% Wrong, 30% Don’t know, 29% Right

Shas was founded to provide a political home for the Sephardi community from the Haredim until the traditional. Is Shas living up to its goal?

59% No, 21% Yes, 20% Don’t know

Shas voters: 50% Yes, 44% No, 6% Don’t know

Are you satisfied with the way Aryeh Deri is running Shas as Chairman?

65% No, 20% Don’t know, 15% Yes

Shas voters: 50% Yes, 37% No, 13% Don’t know

Should Deri have returned to lead Shas given his past criminal record?

69% No, 17% Don’t know, 14% Yes

Shas voters: 53% Yes, 35% No, 12% Don’t know

What is Deri’s main motivation for the Supermarkets Bill?

63% Political capital, 23% Holiness of the Sabbath

Shas voters: 65% Holiness of the Sabbath, 18% Political capital

Should Deri make up with Eli Yishai and bring back to Shas the voters who left in the last election the past or should he maintain the current course?

41% Makeup, 15% Maintain course

Shas voters: 47% Makeup, 29% Maintain course

 

Poll #2: Fake News

Smith conducted a poll for Globes of 550 people with a 4.3% margin of error that was published on Jan 3 2018.

Who is responsible for Fake News?

43% Parts of the press and the media are guilty and brought it upon themselves.
41% There is no specific guilty party, Fake News is a by-product of the dominance of social networks in our lives.

Breakdown by 2015 voting:

Bayit Yehudi Voters: 62% Press, 24% Social Media, 14% Don’t know
Shas and UTJ Voters: 62% Press, 27% Social Media, 11% Don’t know
Kulanu voters: 54% Press, 37% Social Media, 9% Don’t know
Likud voters: 52% Press, 36% Social Media, 12% Don’t know
Yisrael Beitenu voters: 50% Press, 33% Social Media, 17% Don’t know
The Joint List voters: 43% Social Media, 29% Press, 28% Don’t know
Yesh Atid voters: 55% Social Media, 26% Press, 19% Don’t know
Meretz voters: 58% Social Media, 23% Press, 19% Don’t know
Zionist Union Voters: 68% Social Media, 22% Press, 10% Don’t know

 

Poll #3: President RIvlin

Panels conducted a poll for the Knesset Channel that was broadcast on Jan 1 2018.

Are you satisfied with President Rivlin’s conduct as President?

53% Satisfied, 42% Not Satisfied, 5% Don’t know

Note: 96% of left and 66% of center are satisfied with President Rivlin compared to 59% of the Right who are not satisfied.

Do you think President Rivlin’s speech where he hinted that the public should go protest against corruption was a worthy speech?

46% No, 41% Yes, 13% Don’t know

Does President Rilvin conduct himself in a statesmanlike manner or in a political manner?

45% Statesman, 42% Political, 13% Don’t know

Do you accept the argument that President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu are utilizing situations to close old accounts with each other?

50% Yes, 25% Don’t know, 25% No

Should President Rivlin use his position to express an opinion on controversial issues?

55% No, 39% Yes, 6% Don’t know

Will you support Rivlin if he decides to return to politics after he leaves the President’s Residence?

39% No, 31% Yes, 30% Don’t know

Midgam conducted a poll of 504 people with a 4.5% margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 13 on Jan 13 2018. The poll was conducted on Jan 10-11 2018.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

25 [30] Likud
24 [11] Yesh Atid
16 [24] Zionist Union
12 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
11 [08] Bayit Yehudi
07 [10] Kulanu
07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
06 [07] Shas
05 [05] Meretz
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

63 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
57 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Scenario Poll: Yesh Atid and Kulanu run on a joint list:

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

29 [21] Yesh Atid + Kulanu
25 [30] Likud
17 [24] Zionist Union
12 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
12 [08] Bayit Yehudi
07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
06 [07] Shas
05 [05] Meretz
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

Additional Questions:

Who is more suited to serve as Prime Minister?

BB vs Lapid: 42% Neither, 35% Netanyahu, 23% Lapid

BB vs Gabbay: 52% Neither, 33% Netanyahu, 15% Gabbay

Updated KnessetJeremy Polling Average – The Israeli Poll of Polls: https://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-polls/

Congratulations to me on writing 1000 posts on Jeremy’s Knesset Insider!

Panels conducted a poll of 572 people with a 4.3% margin of error that was published by Maariv on Jan 12 2018.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

27 [11] Yesh Atid
22 [30] Likud
14 [24] Zionist Union
13 [08] Bayit Yehudi
11 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
09 [10] Kulanu
08 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
07 [05] Meretz
05 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
04 [07] Shas
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

61 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
59 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Additional Questions:

Was the taping of the conversation between Yair Netanyahu and his friends worthy of airing?

44% No, 40% Yes, 16% Don’t know/No opinion

Note: Right voters 58% No, 24% Yes, 18% Don’t know.
Center and left voters 57% Yes, 32% No, 11 Don’t know.

Should the public pay for the security of the Prime Minister’s children, including their driver and car?

62% No, 24% Yes, 14% Don’t know

Note: 52% of Likud voters answered yes.

Was the tape meant for public gossip or does the public have a right to know what is being done with their money?

53% Gossip, 40% Right to know, 7% Don’t know

What was the worst thing revealed in the tape?

28% Usage of public funds for private outing, 24% comments against women, 16% connection to gas deal, 14% Don’t know, 10% visit to strip club, 8% he did nothing wrong

Does the tape weaken Netanyahu politically?

54% Yes, 36% Don’t know, 10% No

What do you think of the supermarket law that was passed this week in the Knesset?

62% Oppose, 20% Support, 18% No opinion/don’t know

Note/Breakdowns: 
Haredim: 65% Support, 23% Don’t know, 12% Oppose
National Religious: 46% Support, 27% Don’t know, 27% Oppose
Traditional: 64% Oppose, 21% Support, 15% Don’t know
Secular: 87% Oppose, 7% Don’t know, 6% Support

Level of support: 67% of UTJ voters, 46% Shas, 46% Bayit Yehudi, 34% Likud, 16% Yisrael Beitenu, 10%% Kulanu, 8% Zionist Union, 6% Yesh Atid and 0% of Meretz

 

Updated KnessetJeremy Polling Average – The Israeli Poll of Polls: https://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-polls/

 

Geocartography conducted a poll that was published by Yisrael HaYom on Jan 1 2018.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

31 [30] Likud
26 [11] Yesh Atid
13 [24] Zionist Union
12 [08] Bayit Yehudi
09 [13] The Joint (Arab) List
08 [10] Kulanu
07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ
06 [05] Meretz
04 [07] Shas
04 [06] Yisrael Beitenu
00 [–-] Yachad, Yaalon, Zehut (as other) under threshold

66 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition
54 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Updated KnessetJeremy Polling Average – The Israeli Poll of Polls: https://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-polls/