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Israeli Public Opinion Polls:
Opinion Regarding Elections, Prime Minister, Political Corruption


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In the clash between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss on the readiness of the homefront in the Second Lebanon War a personal or substantive clash? (Maagar Mochot Survey Institute, July 18, 2007)

  Personal Substantive Other
Kadima voters 40% 31% 29%
Likud voters 56% 26% 18%
Labor voters 35% 32% 33%
Yisrael Beitenu voters 16% 60% 24%
Total 36% 30% 34%

Should the elected president Shimon Peres be active in matters of State? (Maagar Mochot Survey Institute, July 18, 2007)

  Yes No Other
Kadima voters 61% 33% 6%
Likud voters 22% 74% 4%
Labor voters 50% 42% 8%
Yisrael Beitenu voters 40% 54% 6%
Total 39% 51% 10%

Should (Attorney General) Mazuz resign in light of the gap of the gap between the drafts of the charges (against President Katzav) and the plea bargain? (Dahaf, June 29, 2007)

Yes 42%
No 47%
Other 11%

What do you think of the plea bargain? (Dahaf, June 29, 2007)

Too harsh 15%
Reasonable 23%
Too easy 59%

Do you support the plea bargain? (Dahaf, June 29, 2007)

Yes 27%
No 69%

Do you believe those who complained against the President (Katzav)? (Dahaf, June 29, 2007)

Yes 63%
No 31%

Was the plea bargain for Mazuz or Katzav? (Dahaf, June 29, 2007)

Victory for Mazuz as the President admitted he engaged in indecent behavior 17%
Katzav won as not charged with rape 75%

Was justice in the Katzav affair? (Dahaf, June 29, 2007)

Yes 23%
No 73%
Don't know 4%

Should MK Ami Ayalon join the government? (Israel Radio's "Another Matter", June, 2007)

Yes 46.7%
No 27.8%
Other 22.4%

Do you support the Likud joining in a national emergency government headed by Olmert with Benjamin Netanyahu as Treasury Minister? (Israel Radio's "Another Matter", June, 2007)

Yes 45.0%
No 43.2%
Other 11.3%

Should Amir Peretz remain in the Government today? (IMRA, June, 2007)

Yes 25%
No 59%
Other 16%

What gift would you most like Israel to recieve on its 59th birthday? (IMRA 2007)

The return of the kidnapped soldiers 38%
Peace with the Palestinians 30%
Improvement in poverty rates 16%
Collapse of the govenment 12%
World Cup Championship 1%

Do you support dispersing the Knesset and holding new elections? (Israel Radio, February 14, 2007)

Yes
74.4%
No
36.2%
Other
16.4%

Are you satisfied with the performance of prime minister Ariel Sharon in general? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Yes 43
No 42
Don't know 15

Is Ariel Sharon the best prime minister for the time or would you prefer someone else to serve as prime minister in his place? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Best 46
Someone else 37
Don't know 17

The son of the prime minister, Gilad Sharon, was recently interrogated by the police yet used his right to remain silent and refused to produce documents. Does he have the right to do this on matters relating to the prime minister? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Yes 31
No 55
Don't know 14

Was prime minister Ariel Sharon involved in corrupt acts? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Yes 44
No 21
Don't know 35

Voted Likud: (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Yes 37
No 34
Don't know 29

Assuming it is demonstrated that Sharon violated the law in various episodes being investigated now, would you prefer he resign or continue? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Resign 63
Continue 26
Don't know 11

When you think of the economic situation in the country, is Israel on the correct path? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Yes 30
No 50
Don't know 11

There are plans to legislate a law requiring parties with more than 15 MKs and 30,000 members to have the members vote in primaries to elect the list of party candidates for the Knesset. Which method do you prefer? (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Central committee makes list 28.5
Party members vote in primaries 61.6
No opinion 9.9

To what extent do you count on prime minister Ariel Sharon? (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Completely 17.6
Considerably 39.4
Not so much 28.3
Not at all 14.2
Don't know 0.4

Vote Labor: (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Completely 5.7
Considerably 48.8
Not so much 34.1
Not at all 8.6
Don't know 2.9

If for some reason the elections are advanced and take place in the coming days, who should head the Likud? (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Sharon 31.8
Netanyahu 17.7
Mofaz 16.2
Olmert 4.7
Shalom 1.4
None/no reply 28.3

Vote Likud (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Sharon 48.6
Netanyahu 23.1
Mofaz 11.4
Olmert 1.3
Shalom 1.6
None/no reply 14.0

And if for some reason the elections are advanced and take pace in a few days and Ariel Sharon decides he won't run again for prime minister. Who should, in such a situation, head the Likud? (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Netanyahu 32.9
Mofaz 24.7
Olmert 6.1
Shalom 3.4
None/no reply 33.0

Vote Likud (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Netanyahu 48.3
Mofaz 22.9
Olmert 2.9
Shalom 4.7
None/No Reply 21.2

If Sharon resigns who would you want to replace him as prime minister? (IMRA-Dahaf/YA, August 2003)

Netanyahu 27
Mofaz 20
Olmert 6
Shalom 5
Livnat 3

Vote Likud (IMRA-Dahaf/YA, August 2003)

Netanyahu 48
Mofaz 21
Olmert 6
Shalom 1
Livnat 5

Of the following people who you prefer to see as the inheritor of Sharon as chairman of the Likud and their candidate for prime minister? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Netanyahu 22
Mofaz 18
Olmert 5
Shetreet 5
Livnat 2
Shalom 2

Vote Likud (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Netanyahu 38
Mofaz 22
Olmert 7
Shetreet 4
Livnat 2
Shalom 3

And if the candidates were Netanyahu and Mofaz? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Netanyahu 34
Mofaz 30

Vote Likud: (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Netanyahu 39
Mofaz 43

And if the candidates were only Netanyahu and Olmert? (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Netanyahu 36
Olmert 22

Vote Likud (IMRA-New Wave/Maariv, August 2003)

Netanyahu 56
Olmert 21

And if for some reason the elections are advanced to a few days who should head Labor? (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Peres 28.3
Barak 15.4
Ben Eliezer 7.6
Vilnai 13.6
Burg 7.5
Shochat 1.0
None/No Reply 26.6

Vote Labor (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Peres 17.6
Barak 28.4
Ben Eliezer 2.9
Vilnai 20.0
Burg 22.1
Shochat 1.0
None/No reply 8.1

Vote Left (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Peres 26.3
Barak 20.7
Ben Eliezer 1.6
Vilnai 16.0
Burg 18.8
Shochat 1.0
None/no reply 15.6

And if for some reason the elections are advanced to a few days and Shimon Peres decides that he will not run again. who should head Labor? (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Barak 25.1
Ben Eliezer 13.1
Vilnai 15.6
Burg 8.3
Shochat 2.4
None/no reply 35.4

Vote Labor (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Barak 39.8
Ben Eliezer 6.2
Vilnai 20.0
Burg 22.1
Shochat 1.9
None/No reply 10.0

Vote Left (Source: IMRA-Israel Radio, August 2003)

Barak 28.7
Ben Eliezer 11.6
Vilnai 16.0
Burg 18.8
Shochat 1.0
None/no reply 23.9

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