Poll: Do not advance elections 45%:31%
Dr. Aaron Lerner Date 20 July 2012
1. The survey was commissioned by Maariv and conducted by telephone on 17
July 2012 - shortly after Kadima announced it was leaving the government -
among a random sample of 506 respondents, constituting a representative
sample of Israel's adult population (aged 18 and over - including Israeli
Maximum sampling error is 4.5% with respect to various estimates.
2. The survey was conducted by Maagar - Interdisciplinary Research and
Consulting Institute Ltd., managed by Professor Yitzhak Katz.
If elections held today (expressed in Knesset seats)
Current Knesset seats in [brackets].
27  Likud
17  Labor
16  Yisrael Beiteinu
11 [--] Yeish Atid Party lead by Yair Lapid
09  Shas
07  Kadima
06  Yahadut Hatorah
10  Arab parties
04  Meretz
03  National Union
03  Jewish Home/NRP)
02 [--] Party lead by Arieh Deri
02 [--] Green Party
1.5[--] Ehud Barak Independence Party
1.5[--] New party headed by Rabbi Chaim Amsellem
Who do you think is most qualified to be prime minister of Israel?
Netanyahu 41% Ichimowitz 7% Neither 32% Don't know 20%
Netanyahu 44% Mofaz 6% Neither 27% Don't know 23%
Netanyahu 37% Lieberman 16% Neither 33% Don't know 14%
Netanyahu 41% Olmert 18% Neither 31% Don't know 10%
Do you think that in all instances ultra orthodox should be drafted to the
army at age 18?
Yes 58% No 21% Don't know 21%
Do you think that Arabs should be drafted to serve in the army or national
54% National service
02% Army service
36% No need to draft at all
08% Don't know
How satisfied are you with the performance of Binyamin Netanyahu as prime
Satisfied 24% Very satisfied 7%
Unsatisfied 19% Not satisfied at all 15%
So-so, middle 29%
Don't know 6%
Should the elections for the Knesset be advanced or should they be held as
scheduled in November 2013?
As scheduled 45% Advance 31% Don't know 24%
If Livni and Olmert join Yair Lapid's party would you consider voting for
Yes 5% Maybe 13% No 61% Don't know 21%
If the various sanctions imposed on Iran fail what should the State of
Israel do? Attack only with American backing, attack alone or not attack
Iran at all?
Attack alone 19% Attack only with American backing 26%
Donít attack at all 29%
Don't know 26%
Should the social protests continue or end?
Continue 50% End 31% Don't know 19%
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis)
(mail POB 982 Kfar Sava)
Tel 972-9-7604719/Fax 972-3-7255730
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