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Kantar conducted a poll of 1206 people with a 2.9% of margin of error that was conducted and broadcast by Channel 11 on February 27 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

35 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
34 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
14 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
08 [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

1.6% [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?

45% Netanyahu, 34% Gantz, 21% Don’t know

Direct Polls conducted a poll of 2983 people with a 2.1% of margin of error that was published on February 27 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

35 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
33 [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)
08 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
06 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

0.96% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.00% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

59 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
55 [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.

Midgam conducted a poll of 502 people with a 4.4% of margin of error that was published by Walla on February 26 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)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [07] Yamina (Bennett)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

1.7% [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:

Are you satisfied with Netanyahu’s conduct in terms of his Gaza policy?

54% No, 40% Yes, 6% Don’t know

Right: 58% Yes, 39% No, 3% Don’t know
Center-Left: 77% No, 16% Yes, 7% Don’t know

Are you afraid of the Coronavirus influencing your vote in the election?

83% No, 9% Yes, 8% Don’t know

Panels conducted a poll of 510 people with a 4.4% of margin of error that was broadcast by 103 FM Radio on February 25 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

34 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
32 [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 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
08 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

2.0% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.0% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

57 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
55 [54/57] Center-Left-Arab Bloc (Nominated Gantz in Phase 2)
08 [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, 35% Gantz, 11% Don’t know, 10% Don’t know

Kantar conducted a poll with a 4.4% of margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 11 on February 25 2020. The poll was conducted on Feb 24.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

34 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
33 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
14 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
10 [11] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
07 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

1.9% [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?

44% Netanyahu, 34% Gantz, 22% Don’t know

Is the timing of the fifth dimension investigation political?

45% Yes, 27% No, 18% Don’t know

Should the President actively work towards forming a government?

72% Yes, 15% Don’t know, 13% No

Project HaMidgam conducted a poll of 602 people with a 3.8% of margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 13 on February 24 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

33 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
32 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
14 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
10 [11] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
08 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

2.0% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.0% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

56 [54/57] Center-Left-Arab Bloc (Nominated Gantz in Phase 2)
56 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
08 [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, 30% Gantz, 19% Neither, 7% Don’t know

Will you vote?

66% Yes, 17% Probably, 8% Don’t know, 5% Probably not, 4% No

Midgam conducted a poll of 501 people with a 4.4% of margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 12 on February 23 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

34 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
33 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
13 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
10 [11] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
08 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
07 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [07] Yamina (Bennett)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

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

Phase 2 Recommendations:

56 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
57 [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?

43% Netanyahu, 33% Gantz, 18% Neither, 6% Don’t know

Kantar conducted a poll of 716 people with a 3.8% of margin of error that was broadcast by Channel 11 on February 23 2020. The poll was conducted from Feb 20-23.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

35 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
34 [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)
07 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)
06 [07] Yamina (Bennett)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

1.5% [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:

Are you afraid of the Coronavirus influencing the election?

80% No, 14% Yes, 6% Don’t know

Maagar Mochot conducted a poll of 506 people that was published by Yisrael Hayom & broadcast by I24NEWS on February 21 2020.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

36 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
33 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
13 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
08 [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

1.0% [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] Pushing Unity Government (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, 20% Don’t know

Do you want to see a Prime Minister Debate?

50% Yes, 37% Don’t care, 13% No

Do the Ashkenazi tapes influence your vote?

70% No, 20% Don’t know, 9% Yes but I will still vote the same, 1% Yes I will change my vote

Will you vote?

62% Yes, 24% Probably, 11% Probably not, 3% Maybe

Yes by Party: 85% Labor-Gesher-Meretz, 78% Shas, 76% UTJ, 75% Otzma, 75% Blue and White, 65% Likud, 63% Yisrael Beitenu, 59% Joint List, 50% Yamina

Panels conducted a poll of 536 people with a 4.4% margin of error that was published by Maariv on February 21 2020. It was conducted Feb 19.

Current Knesset seats in [brackets]

36 [33] Blue & White (Gantz)
32 [32] Likud (Netanyahu)
14 [13] The Joint List – Hadash-Taal-Raam-Balad (Odeh)
09 [09] Shas (Deri)
08 [11] Labor-Gesher-Meretz (A.Peretz)
08 [08] Yisrael Beitenu (Lieberman)
07 [07] Yamina (Bennett)
07 [07] United Torah Judaism (Litzman)

Under 3.25% Electoral Threshold

2.6% [00] Otzma (Ben Gvir)
0.0% [00] All Others

Phase 2 Recommendations:

58 [54/57] Center-Left-Arab Bloc (Nominated Gantz in Phase 2)
54 [55] Right-Religious Bloc (Nominated Netanyahu in Phase 2)
08 [08/11] Pushing Unity Government (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?

43% Netanyahu, 39% Gantz, 18% Don’t know

Will Netanyahu’s trial harm his ability to serve as Prime Minister?

54% Yes

Note: 90% of Blue & White voters answered yes compared to 19% of Likud voters.

Should Gantz have accepted Netanyahu’s invite to a debate?

52% Yes