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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Poll - Fatah support still strong among Palestinians

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This poll indicates that Hamas did not gain substantial popularity from its recent escapades in Gaza, which many termed a "victory." Every single poll in the last few months, regardless of which organization conducted the poll, has shown overwhelming Palestinian support for Fatah over Hamas, and this one is no exception. People who have been subjected to various extremist propaganda find this hard to believe, but it is a fact.
 
Some key results regarding this issue:
 
If presidential elections are held in the present time, to whom from among
the following do you give your vote?
1.0% An independent candidate
3.8% A candidate from the left
13.7% A candidate from Hamas
31.9% A candidate from Fateh

5.6% A national independent candidate
3.6% An Islamic independent candidate
19.1% I will not participate in the elections
12.3% I have not decided yet

If new PLC elections are conducted, whom do you vote for?
8.3% An independent ticket
3.6% A ticket from the left
14.3% A ticket from Hamas
33.8% A ticket from Fateh
5.3% A national independent ticket
3.8% An Islamic independent ticket
18.9% I will not participate in the elections
11.9% I have not decided yet

If new legislative elections were to be held today, which of the following would win?
3.0% Independent Islamists bloc
7.8% Independent Nationalist bloc
47.0% Fateh bloc
18.0% Hamas bloc

2.1% A bloc from leftist organizations
22.1% No opinion/I do not know

Regardless of its legitimacy or illegitimacy, do you support or reject the general policy of the Palestinian government led by Salam Fayyad?
46.5% I support
42.9% I reject
0.6% No opinion/I do not know

Regardless of its legitimacy or illegitimacy, do you support or reject the general policy of the dissolved government of Ismael Haniyeh?
29.3% I support
60.2% I reject
0.5% No opinion/I do not know

Do you think that the security conditions in the Gaza Strip after the dominance of Hamas are -----?
20.7% improving
61.9% deteriorating
13.8% the same
3.5% No opinion/I do not know

Do you think what Hamas did was a coup against the Palestinian legitimacy?
55.7% Yes
33.9% No
0.4% No opinion/I do not know

 
An-Najah National University
Center for Opinion Polls and Survey Studies
Tel: (972) (9) 2345113           Fax: (972)(9) 2345982
Nablus - Palestinian: P.O.Box 7, 707
Email: Polls@najah.edu  hussein596@yahoo.com

Results of Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No. 32
26-28 January 2008

Following are the results of the Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No. 32 conducted by the Center for Opinion Polls and Survey Studies at An-Najah National University during the period from 26-28 January 2008. The University sponsors all polls conducted by its Center.

The sample included 1360 persons whose age group is 18 and above and who have the right to vote. The enclosed questionnaire was distributed on 860 persons from the West Bank and 500 persons from the Gaza Strip. The sample was drawn randomly and the margin of error is about +/-3%; still 2.7% of the members of the sample refused to answer the questionnaire.

The General Results of the Poll

There is a suggestion to hand in the responsibilities of the crossings in the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Presidency. Do you support or reject this suggestion?
73.9% I support
19.1% I reject
7.0% No opinion/I do not know

Do you support or reject firing rockets from the Gaza Strip against Israel
by Palestinian factions?
20.8% I strongly support
22.9% I support
38.5% I reject
14.2% I strongly reject
3.7% No opinion/I do not know

Do you think that firing rockets from the Gaza Strip against Israel will
serve or hurt the Palestinian cause?
33.9%  It will serve
43.4%  It will hurt
19.3%  It is useless
3.4%  No opinion/I do not know

Are you in favor of stopping rockets in return for lifting up the siege
imposed on the Gaza Strip?
69.9% Yes
25.4% No
4.8% No opinion/I do not know

Do you believe that the siege will end if Hamas backs up from its domination
over the Strip?
50.7% Yes
40.3% No
9.0% No opinion/I do not know

Do you support or reject the attempt by some members of Hamas to open Rafah
Crossing by force?
52.8% I support
42.7% I reject
4.5% No opinion/I do not know

Do you support or reject the tendency of the people of Gaza to shop in Rafah
and Al-Arish?
70.7%  I support
24.0% I reject
5.3% No opinion/I do not know

8 How do you assess the reactions of the following to the blockade imposed
on the Gaza Strip?

The Palestinian Authority
46.5% Good
46.5% Bad
7.1% No opinion

The Arab League
27.1% Good
59.5% Bad
13.5% No opinion

Egypt
57.5% Good
36.0% Bad
6.5% No opinion

The Quartet
17.0% Good
61.6% Bad
21.4% No opinion

Do you think that it is possible in the present time to form a unity
government?
43.9% Yes
48.3% No
7.8% No opinion/I do not know

 Do you support or reject dissolving the PLC?
52.4% I support
35.7% I reject
12.0% No opinion/I do not know

Do you support or reject conducting early Presidential elections?
65.1% I support
27.3% I reject
7.6% No opinion/I do not know

Are you content with the performance of President Mahmoud Abbas since his
election as President of the PA?
50.4% I am content
44.6% I am not content
4.9% No opinion/I do not know

If presidential elections are held in the present time, to whom from among
the following do you give your vote?
100.0% An independent candidate
3.8% A candidate from the left
13.7% A candidate from Hamas
31.9% A candidate from Fateh
5.6% A national independent candidate
3.6% An Islamic independent candidate
19.1% I will not participate in the elections
12.3% I have not decided yet

If new PLC elections are conducted, whom do you vote for?
8.3% An independent ticket
3.6% A ticket from the left
14.3% A ticket from Hamas
33.8% A ticket from Fateh
5.3% A national independent ticket
3.8% An Islamic independent ticket
18.9% I will not participate in the elections
11.9% I have not decided yet

If new legislative elections were to be held today, which of the following
would win?
3.0% Independent Islamists bloc
7.8% Independent Nationalist bloc
47.0% Fateh bloc
18.0% Hamas bloc
2.1% A bloc from leftist organizations
22.1% No opinion/I do not know

Regardless of its legitimacy or illegitimacy, do you support or reject the
general policy of the Palestinian government led by Salam Fayyad?
46.5% I support
42.9% I reject
0.6% No opinion/I do not know

Regardless of its legitimacy or illegitimacy, do you support or reject the
general policy of the dissolved government of Ismael Haniyeh?
29.3% I support
60.2% I reject
0.5% No opinion/I do not know

Do you think that the security conditions in the Gaza Strip after the
dominance of Hamas are -----?
20.7% improving
61.9% deteriorating
13.8% the same
3.5% No opinion/I do not know

Do you think what Hamas did was a coup against the Palestinian legitimacy?
55.7% Yes
33.9% No
0.4% No opinion/I do not know

 There are those who say that Hamas is endeavoring to create an entity for
itself in the Gaza Strip in isolation from the West Bank. What do you think?
35.7% TRUE
22.6% May be
34.5% Not true
7.1% No opinion/I do not know

 Do you think that Hamas is capable off managing the affairs of people in
the Gaza Strip?
28.3% Yes
63.5% No
8.2% No opinion/I do not know

What are your priorities at the present time? (State your opinion on a 0-
scale)
6.7081 Extending its control over the Strip
8.1559 Restraining the chaotic security situation in the West Bank
7.7801 Restoring dialogue between Fateh and Hamas
8.6566 Improving the economic conditions
8.5772 Securing funds for salaries

Do you support or reject the notion that Palestinian arms should be in the
hands of Palestinian security apparatuses, and that any other arms in the
hands of other Palestinian men will be considered arms for racketeering
business?
71.5% I support
25.5% I reject
3.0% No opinion/I do not know

Are you worried about your life under the present circumstances?
56.9% Yes
40.7% No
2.4% No opinion/I do not know

Are you pessimistic or optimistic towards the general Palestinian situation
at this stage?
34.0% Optimistic
61.3% Pessimistic
4.7% No opinion/I do not know

 Under the present circumstances, do you feel that you, your family and your
properties are safe?
20.5% Yes
32.7% May be
45.4% No
1.3% No opinion/I do not know

Which of the following political affiliations do you support?
 PARTY
1.0% People's Party
2.1% Democratic Front
2.8% Islamic Jihad
37.9% Fateh
15.7% Hamas
0.4% Fida
3.5% Popular Front
0.7% Palestinian National Initiative
6.5% I am an independent nationalist
3.1% I am an independent Islamist
24.4% None of the above
1.9% Others

 In general and six months after the formation of Salam Fayyad's Government,
how do you assess the performance of the following Palestinian institutions?
 Palestinian Presidency
22.9% Very Good
39.0% Good
21.4% Bad
12.4% Very Bad
4.2% No opinion  /I do not know

Palestinian Government
18.3% Very Good
42.0% Good
22.4% Bad
13.4% Very Bad
4.0% No opinion  /I do not know

Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC)
11.3% Very Good
31.4% Good
33.5% Bad
14.3% Very Bad
9.5% No opinion  /I do not know

Judicial system
11.4% Very Good
36.8% Good
25.7% Bad
11.7% Very Bad
14.4% No opinion  /I do not know

Financial and Administrative Control Bureau
9.1% Very Good
28.1% Good
28.0% Bad
12.1% Very Bad
22.6% No opinion  /I do not know

Security apparatuses
18.1% Very Good
39.5% Good
24.2% Bad
13.5% Very Bad
4.8% No opinion  /I do not know

Palestinian factions
11.9% Very Good
36.0% Good
33.8% Bad
11.2% Very Bad
7.1% No opinion  /I do not know

Civil society organizations
14.6% Very Good
46.7% Good
20.4% Bad
5.6% Very Bad
12.7% No opinion  /I do not know

Palestinian universities
27.2% Very Good
49.7% Good
0.8% Bad
5.4% Very Bad
6.9% No opinion  /I do not know

Municipalities and village councils
16.2% Very Good
44.1% Good
22.7% Bad
0.6% Very Bad
6.4% No opinion  /I do not know

Ministry of Health
18.2% Very Good
47.9% Good
19.6% Bad
9.5% Very Bad
4.7% No opinion  /I do not know

Ministry of Social Affairs
18.1% Very Good
44.0% Good
19.7% Bad
7.5% Very Bad
0.7% No opinion  /I do not know

Ministry of Education and Higher Education
22.4% Very Good
49.6% Good
15.0% Bad
7.9% Very Bad
5.1% No opinion  /I do not know

 Ministry Finance
14.3% Very Good
36.3% Good
26.2% Bad
9.7% Very Bad
13.6% No opinion  /I do not know

Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs
16.5% Very Good
40.3% Good
20.4% Bad
8.3% Very Bad
14.5% No opinion  /I do not know

Ministry of Interior Affairs
14.0% Very Good
41.4% Good
22.0% Bad
9.1% Very Bad
13.5% No opinion  /I do not know

Ministry Foreign Affairs
0.1% Very Good
32.6% Good
23.7% Bad
0.2% Very Bad
23.5% No opinion  /I do not know

Employees Bureau
9.1% Very Good
32.7% Good
21.5% Bad
12.1% Very Bad
24.6% No opinion  /I do not know

Institutions of the Private Sector
13.3% Very Good
39.6% Good
19.8% Bad
7.4% Very Bad
19.9% No opinion  /I do not know

Palestinian Investment Fund
8.8% Very Good
25.7% Good
20.2% Bad
8.8% Very Bad
36.4% No opinion  /I do not know



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