Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 12 October 2007
The following are the results of a Dialog telephone poll of a representative sample of 502 of adult Israelis (including Arab Israelis) supervised by Prof. Camille Fuchs of Tel Aviv University carried out 9 October 2007 and published in Haaretz on 12 October
If elections were held today how would you vote (expressed in mandates)
Based in the 67% who said who they would vote for. [Apparently 33% were undecided]
Actual Knesset today in [brackets]
28  Likud
23  Labor
13  Kadima
10  Yisrael Beteinu
09  Shas
07  Nat'l Union/NRP
07  Yahadut Hatorah
06  Meretz
05  Social Justice (Gaydamak Party)
02  Retirees Party
11  Arab parties
November 2006 for Haaretz. [Not clear what that means]
Results with previous surveys also indicated
Percent satisfied with performance of minister:
Olmert: Now 15% August 14% July 15%
Livni: Now 40% August 48% July 50%
Barak: Now 33% August 30% July 28%
Percent who say person is "very qualified" or "considerably qualified" for
the role of prime minister:
Olmert: Now 20% August 18%
Livni: Now 28% August 40%
Barak: Now 23% August 36%
Netanyahu: Now 41% August 51%
Should the investigations of Olmert be postponed until he completes his term?
Yes 28% No 64% Don't know 8%
Should a law be enacted in the future that freezes investigations of a prime minister regarding certain things until the end of their term?
Yes 33% No 59% Don't know 8%
To what extent can Olmert concentrate on matters of State while he is under criminal investigation?
Considerably 11% To an extent 36% Barely 49% Don't know 4%
What do you think of the reports that the Winograd Committee will issue its final report without personal recommendations?
Mistake 50% Correct 35% Don't know 15%
If the Winograd Committee publishes the final report without personal recommendations, what will happen to the Government?
23% Continue under Olmert
18% Olmert should resign, be replaced by someone else from Kadima
43% Advance elections
16% Don't know
Do you support the final status talks being carried on between Olmert and Abbas?
Yes 51% No 42% Don't know 7%
Do you support that within the framework of a final agreement that Arab neighborhoods in eastern Jerusalem be transferred to the Palestinians and Jewish neighborhoods remain under Israeli sovereignty?
Yes 40% No 50% Don't know 10%
Haaretz 12 October 2007
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