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