Category: Polls


Smith conducted a poll that was published by The Jerusalem Post on April 8th 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

42 [36] Likud (Netanyahu)
18 [15] Blue & White/Israel Resilience (Gantz)
16 [15] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
09 [16] Yesh Atid – Telem (Lapid)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [06] Yamina (Bennett)
07 [03] Meretz-Democratic Union (Horovitz)
06 [07] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

2.2% [03] Labor (A.Peretz)
0.9% [01] Gesher (Orly Levy)
0.9% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.3% [02] Derech Eretz (Hendel & Hauser)

Phase 2 Recommendations:

82 [79] Future Netanyahu-Gantz Coalition
38 [41] Future Opposition

Note: 2020 Blue & White voters split as follows – 47% stayed with Gantz, 22% are now with Lapid.

*MK Michaeli is currently in Labor, but opposes joining coalition.

Additional Questions:

Are you satisfied with Prime Minister Netanyahu’s handling of the crisis over the coronavirus?

68% Yes, 30% No, 2% Don’t know

Likud voters: 95% Yes

Are you satisfied with Defense Minister Bennett’s handling of the crisis over the coronavirus?

65% Yes, 27% No, 8% Don’t know

Are you satisfied with Health Minister Litzman’s handling of the crisis over the coronavirus?

69% No, 28% Yes, 3% Don’t know

Haredi voters: 87% Yes
Secular voters: 87% No

Smith conducted a poll of 700 people that was published on April 2nd 2020. The poll was conducted on April 1st 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

41 [36] Likud (Netanyahu)
20 [17] Blue & White – Derech Eretz (Gantz & Ashkenazi)
16 [15] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
09 [16] Yesh Atid – Telem (Lapid & Yaalon)
09 [09] Shas (Deri)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
06 [07] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
06 [06] Yamina (Bennett)
06 [06] Labor-Meretz (A.Peretz)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

?% [01] Gesher (Orly Levy)
?% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)

Phase 2 Recommendations:

83 [76] Future Netanyahu-Gantz Coalition
37 [44] Future Opposition

Note: 2020 Blue & White voters split as follows – 47% stayed with Gantz, 22% are now with Lapid.

Smith conducted a poll of 700 people that was published on March 30 2020. The poll was conducted after the official split of Gantz & Lapid

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

40 [36] Likud (Netanyahu)
16 [15] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
15 [17] Blue & White – Derech Eretz (Gantz & Ashkenazi)
11 [16] Yesh Atid – Telem (Lapid & Yaalon)
09 [09] Shas (Deri)
09 [06] Labor-Meretz (A.Peretz)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [06] Yamina (Bennett)
06 [07] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

?% [01] Gesher (Orly Levy)
?% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)

Phase 2 Recommendations:

78 [76] Future Netanyahu-Gantz Coalition
42 [44] Future Opposition

Note: Blue & White voters split as follows – 34% stayed with Gantz, 25% left with Lapid, 14% Don’t know and 10% to Labor-Meretz.

Direct Polls conducted a poll that was published on March 27 2020. The poll was conducted after the vote that elected Speaker Gantz.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

38 [36] Likud (Netanyahu)
16 [33] Lapid Blue & White
15 [33] Gantz/Blue & White
15 [15] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [06] Labor-Meretz (A.Peretz)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [06] Yamina (Bennett)
06 [07] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

1.30% [01] Gesher (Orly Levy)
0.65% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)

Phase 2 Recommendations:

75 [??] Future Netanyahu-Gantz Opposition
45 [??] Future Opposition

*Note: Blue & White will be officially dismantled next week and at that time it will be clear how many MKs are on each side of the split.

Direct Polls conducted a poll of 602 people with a 4.1% of margin of error that was published on March 20 2020. The poll was conducted March 19.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

40 [36] Likud (Netanyahu)
30 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
15 [15] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [07] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [06] Yamina (Bennett)
06 [06] Labor-Meretz (A.Peretz)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

0.41% [01] Gesher (Orly Levy)
0.30% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.00% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

62 [58] Nominated Netanyahu (Current Government Coalition)
58 [61] Nominated Gantz (Current Opposition)
00 [01] Abstained (Gesher)

Direct Polls conducted a poll of 821 people with a 4.1% of margin of error that was published on March 17 2020. The poll was conducted March 14-16.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

39 [36] Likud (Netanyahu)
30 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
16 [15] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [06] Labor-Meretz (A.Peretz)
06 [07] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
06 [06] Yamina (Bennett)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

1.75% [01] Gesher (Orly Levy)
0.34% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.00% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

61 [58] Nominated Netanyahu (Current Government Coalition)
59 [61] Nominated Gantz (Current Opposition)
00 [01] Abstained (Gesher)

Midgam conducted a poll of 504 people with a 4.4% of margin of error that was broadcast by N12 (Channel 12) on March 12 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

37 [36] Likud (Netanyahu)
33 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
15 [15] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
09 [09] Shas (Deri)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [07] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
06 [07] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
06 [06] Yamina (Bennett)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

0.7% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.0% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

61 [62] Anti-Netanyahu Bloc (Current Opposition)
59 [58] Netanyahu Bloc (Current Government Coalition)

*Note: Bloc system will be adjusted based on the recommendations at the President’s Residence on March 15 2020.

Additional Questions:

Who is more qualified to serve as Prime Minister?

45% Netanyahu, 33% Gantz, 22% Don’t know

Note: A seat went from Labor-Gesher-Meretz to Blue & White. A seat went from Blue & White to Likud.

Project HaMidgam conducted a poll of 804 people with a 3.8% of margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 13 on February 28 2020. The poll was conducted Feb 28.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

33 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
33 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
15 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
09 [11] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
07 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

1.8% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.0% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

57 [54/57] Center-Left-Arab Bloc (Nominated Gantz in Phase 2)
56 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
07 [08/11] Last time did not nominate

*Balad which was part of the Joint List withdrew the recommendations of their 3 MKs.

Additional Questions:

Who is more qualified to serve as Prime Minister?

45% Netanyahu, 35% Gantz, 13% Neither, 7% Don’t know

Midgam conducted a poll of 1212 people with a 4.4% of margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 12 on February 28 2020. The poll was conducted Feb 27-28.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

35 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
33 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
14 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
09 [11] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
06 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

1.5% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.0% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

58 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
56 [54/57] Center-Left-Arab Bloc (Nominated Gantz in Phase 2)
06 [08/11] Last time did not nominate

*Balad which was part of the Joint List withdrew the recommendations of their 3 MKs.

Additional Questions:

Who is more qualified to serve as Prime Minister?

44% Netanyahu, 32% Gantz, 24% Don’t know

Who is more qualified to serve as Defense Minister?

32% Ashkenazi, 27% Don’t know, 21% Bennett, 11% Galant, 9% Lieberman

Will the coronavirus change your decision to vote?

75% I’ll vote regardless, 13% Don’t know, 7% May not vote, 5% Wasn’t going to vote anyways

Panels conducted a poll of 534 people with a 4.4% of margin of error that was published by Maariv & the Jerusalem Post on February 28 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

34 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
34 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
13 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
09 [11] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
09 [09] Shas (Deri)
07 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
07 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

2.1% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.0% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

57 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
56 [54/57] Center-Left-Arab Bloc (Nominated Gantz in Phase 2)
07 [08/11] Last time did not nominate

*Balad which was part of the Joint List withdrew the recommendations of their 3 MKs.

Additional Questions:

Who is more qualified to serve as Prime Minister?

45% Netanyahu, 36% Gantz, 13% Neither, 7% Don’t know