Category: Polls


Teleseker conducted a poll that was broadcast by Channel 1 on September 26 2016.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

25 [11] Yesh Atid

21 [30] Likud

13 [13] The Joint (Arab) List

13 [08] Bayit Yehudi

12 [24] Zionist Union

09 [06] Yisrael Beitenu

08 [07] Shas

07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ

06 [10] Kulanu

06 [05] Meretz

 

64 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition

56 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

Midgam Poll on Term Limits

Midgam conducted a poll for the Knesset Channel that was broadcast on September 22 2016.

Should there be a two-term-limit on mayors?

63% Yes, 34% No, 3% Don’t know

Does the fact that mayors have political power and influence over primary party members deter MKs from proposing term-limit bills?

73% Yes, 17% No, 10% Don’t know

There have been cases where real estate moguls offered benefits to Mayors. Should Mayors be prevented from chairing construction committees that approve building plans?

77% Yes, 15% No, 8% Don’t know

Will a two-term-limit help eradicate corruption scandals in local municipalities?

63% Yes, 31% No, 6% Don’t know

Mayors have the authority to appoint their ombudsmen/comptroller and the legal advisers of the municipality. Should they keep that authority?

84% No, 11% Yes, 5% Don’t know

Should there be a term limit for the position of Israeli Prime Minister to two terms, as the United States limits US Presidents?

64% Yes, 32% No, 4% Don’t know

Panels conducted a poll for the Knesset Channel that was broadcast on September 19 2016.

Do you believe the statements made by Clinton about her health condition?

49% Yes, 43% No, 8% Don’t know

If what happened to Clinton would have happened to an Israeli candidate running for Prime Minister, would that cause you to consider not voting for them?

47% Doesn’t change vote, 34% Might change vote, 19% Don’t know

If you could vote in the US President Elections, who would you vote for?

43% Clinton, 39% Trump, 18% Don’t know

Which of the two do you think would be a better President for Israel?

44% Trump, 38% Clinton, 18% Don’t know

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 15 2016.

Do you think the status-quo on religion and state issues is justified?

67% Yes, 26% No, 7% Don’t know

In cases where there is a conflict between the laws of the states and the laws of Halacha, which should determine the law?

70% State, 22% Halacha, 8% Don’t know

Are you for public transportation on Shabbat in places where there is no high concentration of religious and Haredi populations?

73% Yes, 22% No, 5% Don’t know

Are you for opening stores on the Sabbath where there is no high concentration of religious and Haredi populations?

67% Yes, 25% No, 5% Don’t know, 3% Only in Tel Aviv

Is it justified to have the train work on every Sabbath to make sure the trains can run the rest of the week?

72% Yes, 21% No, 7% Don’t know

Is Netanyahu giving in to the Haredim on train work on the Sabbath going to increase in your opinion the Haredi demands to change the status quo?

64% Yes, 24% No, 12% Don’t know

Does it encourage you that Netanyahu accepted the public opinion and allowed work on the Sabbath or does it presents fears that he would accept public opinion in a non-justified way in other areas where the public is not an expert?

49% Worried, 31% Encouraged, 20% Don’t know

Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 12 2016.

 

Of the following people which candidate is the most suited to be Prime Minister in your eyes?

30% Netanyahu, 25% None, 24% Lapid, 7% Bennett, 6% Don’t know, 5% Herzog, 3% Liberman

Do you think that Yair Lapid is brining something new into politics or is voting for him just a protest vote to replace Netanyahu?

62% Protest vote to replace Netanyahu, 25% Bringing something new in politics, 13% Don’t know

Where would you place Yair Lapid on the political map?

45% Center, 29% Center-Left, 13% Left, 7% Don’t know, 6% Right

Does the fact that Lapid isn’t expressing himself lately on subjects of deep disagreement help him or hurt him?

43% Help, 36% Don’t know, 21% Hurt

Is Lapid’s recent decision to try and get closer to the religious and Haredi populations authentic or is a façade?

61% Façade, 23% Don’t know, 16% Authentic

If there was an election right now for Knesset would you vote for Yesh Atid led by Yair Lapid?

43% Won’t for sure, 18% Probably will, 17% Probably won’t, 11% For sure, 11% Don’t know

If Gaby Ashkenazi joins Yesh Atid would that cause you to vote for the party?

74% Probably not, 20% Don’t know, 6% Yes

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 8 2016.

Do you think there is an inclination of racism within the Israeli police towards people with an Ethiopian background?

67% Yes, 21% No, 12% Don’t know

Does the educational system do enough to prevent incitement and violence in Israeli society?

86% No, 9% Yes, 5% Don’t know

Does the law enforcement system do enough to prevent incitement and violence in Israeli society?

89% No, 6% Yes, 5% Don’t know

Should we act against people who incite to racism on social media and regular media with criminal charges?

89% Yes, 7% Don’t know, 4% No

The former head of the Mossad Tamir Pardo said in public that the polarization between right and left could lead to a civil war. Do you agree with him?

62% Yes, 27% No, 11% Don’t know

Do the politicians statements on the ethnic divides in society actually cause the division of ethnic groups and hurt Israeli society?

85% Yes, 8% No, 7% Don’t know

Could the tension between right and left lead in your opinion to another political assignation?

53% Yes, 32% No, 15% Don’t know

Smith conducted a poll of 500 people with a 4.5% margin of error on Aug 31 2016 that was published in full by the Jerusalem Post on September 16 2016. Partial results were released earlier in the week.

Most of the laws on the subject of religion and state in Israel such as marriage, divorce, conversion and other subjects are based on the Haredi perception of Orthodoxy. Is this acceptable or not acceptable to you?

54% Not acceptable, 46% Acceptable

Notes: 54% of under 29 demographic answered it was acceptable, compared to just 43% of 50+ demographic. Among religious voters 90% answered it was acceptable compared to 61% of traditional voters and just 18% of secular voters. Among right voters 63% answered it was acceptable compared to 35% of centrist voters and just 20% of left voters.

Are you for or against officially recognizing Reform & Conservative Judaism’s ability to conduct marriage, conversion and other religious purposes in Israel?

62% For, 38% Against

Notes: 87% of secular voters and 62% of traditional voters answered they were for compared to religious voters that were close to 100% against. 87% of left voters and 75% of secular voters were for compared to 60% of right voters who were against. 33% of those who answered “acceptable” to the previous question answered they are “for” in this question compared to 86% of those who answered “not acceptable” to the previous question that answered they are “for” in this question.

Are you for or against establishing a separate plaza in the Western Wall next to Robinson’s Arch in which men and women will be allowed to pray together?

61% Yes, 39% No

Notes: 66% of the 50+ demographic said yes compared to 51% of the 29 under demographic that said yes. 82% of secular voters and 59% of traditional voters answered yes compared to 83% of religious voters who answered no. 89% of left voters and 72% of centrist voters said yes compared to 60% on the right who said no. 37% of those who answered “acceptable” to the first question answered yes compared to 81% of those who answered “not acceptable” to the first question who answered yes.

Geocartography conducted a poll that was broadcast by Channel 1 on September 9 2016.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

27 [11] Yesh Atid

23 [30] Likud

13 [13] The Joint (Arab) List

11 [24] Zionist Union

11 [08] Bayit Yehudi

09 [06] Yisrael Beitenu

09 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ

07 [05] Meretz

06 [10] Kulanu

04 [07] Shas

 

62 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition

58 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

 

Note: This is the worst poll for the Likud-Bayit Yehudi-Yisrael Beitenu-UTJ-Kulanu-Shas bloc since the term started.

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by Channel 2 on September 6 2016. In addition they conducted a scenario poll with a new Yaalon party.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

24 [11] Yesh Atid

22 [30] Likud

14 [08] Bayit Yehudi

13 [24] Zionist Union

13 [13] The Joint (Arab) List

10 [06] Yisrael Beitenu

07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ

06 [10] Kulanu

06 [07] Shas

05 [05] Meretz

 

65 [67] Current Right-Religious Coalition

55 [53] Current Center-Left-Arab Opposition

 

Scenario Poll: New Party of Yaalon

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

21 [30] Likud

21 [11] Yesh Atid

14 [08] Bayit Yehudi

13 [13] The Joint (Arab) List

11 [24] Zionist Union

10 [06] Yisrael Beitenu

07 [06] Yahadut Hatorah/UTJ

07 [00] New Yaalon Party

06 [07] Shas

05 [10] Kulanu

05 [05] Meretz

 

70 [67] Right-Religious

50 [53] Center-Left-Arab

 

Updated KnessetJeremyPollingAverage:

KnessetJeremy Polling Average – The Israeli Poll of Polls

Smith conducted a three-question poll of 500 people with a 4.5% margin of error for the “Decision at 50” NGO on July 17 2016. Partial results were published by the Jerusalem Post on Sep 5 2016. I am releasing the full results below.

Do you support or oppose conducting a national referendum as a way to resolve the Israel-Palestinian conflict?

59% Support, 30% Oppose, 11% No opinion

Note #1: Among those with an opinion (89%) – 66% for and 34% against.

Breakdowns:

Among males – 57% for, 35% against and 8% don’t have an opinion. Among females – 61% for, 25% against and 14% don’t have an opinion.

Among 18-29 year olds – 51% for, 38% against and 11% don’t have an opinion.  Among 30-49 year olds – 62% for, 26% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among 50+ demographic – 61% for, 28% against and 11% don’t have an opinion.

Among secular voters – 59% for, 30% against and 11% don’t have an opinion. Among traditional voters – 63% for, 26% against and 11% don’t have an opinion. Among religious (including Haredim) voters – 54% for, 35% against and 11% don’t have an opinion.

Among right voters – 59% for, 29% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among center-right voters – 68% for, 24% against and 8% don’t have an opinion. Among center voters – 55% for, 33% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among center-left voters – 63% for, 29% against and 8% don’t have an opinion. Among left voters – 49% for, 51% against and 0% don’t have an opinion.

Among Yesh Atid voters – 74% for, 26% against and 0% don’t have an opinion. Among Meretz voters – 70% for, 30% against and 0% don’t have an opinion. Among Yisrael Beitenu voters – 69% for, 23% against and 8% don’t have an opinion. Among Shas voters – 63% for, 37% against and 0% don’t have an opinion. Among Kulanu voters – 62% for, 24% against and 14% don’t have an opinion. Among Joint List voters – 61% for, 22% against and 17% don’t have an opinion. Among Bayit Yehudi voters – 60% for, 28% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among Likud voters – 58% for, 25% against and 17% don’t have an opinion. Among UTJ voters – 57% for, 30% against and 13% don’t have an opinion. Among Zionist Union voters – 54% for, 41% against and 5% don’t have an opinion.

Note #2: Everyone supports national referendum except for the left.

Question only for Jewish voters: Do you support or oppose the principle of “two states for two nations” as a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

46% Support, 43% Oppose, 11% No opinion

Note #1: Among those with an opinion (89%) – 52% for and 48% against.

Breakdowns:

Among males –46% against, 44% for and 10% don’t have an opinion. Among females – 48% for, 39% against and 13% don’t have an opinion.

Among 18-29 year olds –53% against, 35% for and 12% don’t have an opinion.  Among 30-49 year olds – 48% for, 42% against and 10% don’t have an opinion. Among 50+ demographic – 55% for, 33% against and 12% don’t have an opinion.

Among secular voters – 61% for, 27% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among traditional voters – 45% for, 42% against and 13% don’t have an opinion. Among religious (including Haredim) voters – 77% against, 15% for and 8% don’t have an opinion.

Among right voters – 69% against, 20% for and 11% don’t have an opinion. Among center-right voters – 49% for, 39% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among center voters – 64% for, 25% against and 11% don’t have an opinion. Among center-left voters – 87% for, 5% against and 8% don’t have an opinion. Among left voters – 94% for, 0% against and 6% don’t have an opinion.

Among Shas voters – 81% against, 6% for and 13% don’t have an opinion. Among Bayit Yehudi voters – 79% against, 15% for and 6% don’t have an opinion. Among UTJ voters – 65% against, 17% for and 18% don’t have an opinion. Among Likud voters – 60% against, 34% for and 6% don’t have an opinion. Among Yisrael Beitenu voters – 31% against, 21% for and 46% don’t have an opinion. Among Kulanu voters – 55% for, 33% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among Yesh Atid voters – 60% for, 28% against and 12% don’t have an opinion. Among Joint List voters – 83% for, 11% against and 6% don’t have an opinion. Among Meretz voters – 87% for, 4% against and 9% don’t have an opinion. Among Zionist Union voters – 91% for, 5% against and 4% don’t have an opinion.

Note #2: Shas, Bayit Yehudi, UTJ, LIkud and Yisrael Beitenu voters oppose a two-state-solution. Kulanu, Yesh Atid, Joint List, Meretz and Zionist Union voters support a two-state-solution. Men oppose 2 states and women support 2 states. Voters under 30 oppose two states and voters over 30 support 2 states.

In principle, do you support or oppose the principle of “one bi-national state” as a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

11% Support, 71% Oppose, 18% No opinion

Note #1: Among those with an opinion (82%) – 13% for and 87% against.

Breakdowns:

Among males – 10% for, 76% against and 14% don’t have an opinion. Among females – 10% for, 67% against and 23% don’t have an opinion.

Among 18-29 year olds – 8% for, 73% against and 19% don’t have an opinion.  Among 30-49 year olds – 12% for, 69% against and 19% don’t have an opinion. Among 50+ demographic – 17% for, 73% against and 10% don’t have an opinion.

Among secular voters – 12% for, 72% against and 16% don’t have an opinion. Among traditional voters – 12% for, 68% against and 20% don’t have an opinion. Among religious (including Haredim) voters – 6% for, 73% against and 21% don’t have an opinion.

Among right voters – 7% for, 75% against and 18% don’t have an opinion. Among center-right voters – 10% for, 73% against and 17% don’t have an opinion. Among center voters – 19% for, 63% against and 18% don’t have an opinion. Among center-left voters – 7% for, 74% against and 19% don’t have an opinion. Among left voters – 16% for, 68% against and 16% don’t have an opinion.

Among Shas voters – 0% for, 69% against and 31% don’t have an opinion. Among Yisrael Beitenu voters – 0% for, 69% against and 31% don’t have an opinion. Among UTJ voters – 4% for, 61% against and 35% don’t have an opinion. Among Likud voters – 8% for, 77% against and 15% don’t have an opinion. Among Kulanu voters – 12% for, 74% against and 14% don’t have an opinion. Zionist Union voters – 14% for, 78% against and 8% don’t have an opinion. Among Bayit Yehudi voters – 15% for, 77% against and 8% don’t have an opinion. Among Yesh Atid voters – 16% for, 67% against and 17% don’t have an opinion. Among Meretz voters – 17% for, 61% against and 22% don’t have an opinion. Among Joint List voters – 61% for, 17% against and 22% don’t have an opinion.

Note #2: That is not a typo. 61% of Joint List supports support a one-state-solution. The 9 other lists oppose a one-state-solution