Tag Archive: Polls


Panels conducted a poll that was broadcast by the Knesset Channel on September 26 2016.

Are you satisfied or not satisfied with the conduct of Yair Lapid as Yesh Atid Chairman?

52% Satisfied, 36% Not Satisfied, 12% Don’t know

Are you satisfied or not satisfied with the conduct of Naftali Bennett as Education Minister?

50% Not Satisfied, 44% Satisfied, 6% Don’t know

Are you satisfied or not satisfied with the conduct of Avigdor Liberman as Defense Minister?

52% Not Satisfied, 37% Satisfied, 11% Don’t know

Are you satisfied or not satisfied with the conduct of Issac Herzog as Opposition Leader?

75% Not Satisfied, 12% Satisfied, 13% Don’t know

Are you satisfied or not satisfied with the conduct of  Benjamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister?

62% Not Satisfied, 31% Satisfied, 7% Don’t know

KnessetJeremy Polling Average – The Israeli Poll of Polls

Current update: Sep 27 2016.

Party KnessetJeremy Polling Average (September) Change since July/August Former KJPA (July/August) All Polls since Elections 2015 Election
Yesh Atid 24 3.2 20.8 20 11
Likud 23.3 -1.5 24.8 26 30
Joint List 13 0 13 12.8 13
Bayit Yehudi 12.5 -1.7 14.2 12 8
Zionist Union 12 1.8 10.2 14.1 24
Yisrael Beitenu 9.3 1.5 7.8 8.5 6
UTJ 7.5 -2 9.5 7.5 6
Kulanu 6.2 -0.5 6.7 6.6 10
Shas 6.2 -0.3 6.5 6.5 7
Meretz 6 -0.5 6.5 6 5
Right-Religious 65 -4.5 69.5 67.1 67
Center-Left-Arab 55 4.5 50.5 52.9 53
Party 29 Poll Avg 29 Poll Placing Avg 2015 Election 2015 Placing Up/Down
Likud 26 1st 30 1st 0
Yesh Atid 20 2nd 11 4th 2
Zionist Union 14.1 3rd 24 2nd -1
Joint List 12.8 4th 13 3rd -1
Bayit Yehudi 12 5th 8 6th 1
Yisrael Beitenu 8.5 6th 6 8th 2
UTJ 7.5 7th 6 9th 2
Kulanu 6.6 8th 10 5th -3
Shas 6.5 9th 7 7th -2
Meretz 6 10th 5 10th 0
Right-Religious 67.1 n/a 67 n/a n/a
Center-Left-Arab 52.9 n/a 53 n/a n/a

The KnessetJeremy Polling Average tracks the most recent polling numbers. This page is updated as new polls are added to the site and the KnessetJeremy poll database.

There have been 29 opinion polls released by the top polling companies to the public since the election. The “KnessetJeremy Polling Average – The Israeli Poll of Polls” is currently averaging the four most recent polls conducted this month, September 2016. The current KJPA is being compared to a previous update that is averaging the four polls conducted during July and August.

Source: https://knessetjeremy.com/knessetjeremy-polling-average-the-israeli-poll-of-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 20 on September 11 2016.

Of the following candidates who is the most suited to serve as Prime Minister?

24.4% Benjamin Netanyahu

14.7% Yair Lapid

14.3% None of those listed

6.9% Do not know

6.3% Someone else

5.8% Avigdor Liberman

5.6% Naftali Bennett

4.9% Tzipi Livni

4.1% Moshe Yaalon

3.2% Issac Herzog

2.3% Ehud Barak

2.0% Gilad Erdan

1.9% Yaakov Litzman

1.8% Moshe Kahlon

1.1% Aryeh Deri

0.8% Yoav Galant

Note: Among religious and Haredi voters Netanyahu receives 35.7% and Lapid receives just 2.6%.