Complete Israel Poll Results
- Friday Polls 27 July 2001 - support for Sharon plunges in right
Aaron Lerner Date: 27 July 2001
+++ Gallup for Ma'ariv
The following are the results of a Gallup telephone poll of a representative
sample of 600 Israeli adults (including Israeli Arabs) carried out the week
of 27 July for Ma'ariv. Estimation error +/- 4.5 percentage points:
Do you support or oppose terror acts against the Palestinians?
Support 15% Oppose 80% Do not know 5%
Vote right: Support 25% Oppose 68%
Do you understand what drives the Jews who decided to carry out terror acts
against the Palestinians?
Yes 72% No 24% Do know 4%
How do you think Israel should act if the attacks continue? Continue the
current policy, or launch an all out attack on the Palestinian Authority on
their infrastructure and leadership?
All out attack 46% Continue current policy 30% Do not know 24%
Jews: All out attack 51% Current policy 31%
Do you support or oppose the establishment of a committee that will
supervise the cease fire and be composed of American CIA men?
Support 54% Oppose 39% Do not know 7%
Who would you prefer to see today as chairman of the Likud and candidate for
the next prime minister? Ariel Sharon or Binyamin Netanyahu?
Total: Week of 27 July: Sharon 42% Netanyahu 36% Neither 11% Do not know 11%
Total: Week of 20 July: Sharon 47% Netanyahu 32%
Vote right: Week of 27 July: Sharon 26% Netanyahu 66%
Vote right: Week of 20 July: Sharon 40% Netanyahu 49%
Who would you prefer to see as chairman of the Labor party and their
candidate for Prime Minister? Binyamin Ben Eliezer or Avraham Burg?
Ben Eliezer 37% Burg 35% Neither 14% Do not know 14%
Vote left: Burg 52% Ben Eliezer 29%
Who would you prefer as prime minister, Sharon or Burg?
Sharon 52% Burg 17% Neither 17% Do not know 14%
Voted Barak in 2001: Sharon 35% Burg 34%
Who would you prefer as prime minister, Sharon or Ben Eliezer?
Sharon 55% Ben Eliezer 12% Neither 19% Do not know 14%
Voted Barak in 2001: Sharon 40% Ben Eliezer 24%
In light of the water crises in Israel, Minister of Infrastructure Avigdor
Liberman proposed an order prohibiting the watering of public and private
gardens during the months August-September. Do you support or oppose it?
Support 39% Oppose 52% Do not know 9%
Low income: Support 43% Oppose 45%
High income: Support 26% Oppose 71%
Are you satisfied with the performance of Moshe Katzav as president of the
State? Yes 48% No 31% Do not know 21%
Looking back, who would have been a better president, Moshe Katzav or Shimon
Peres? Peres 44% Kaztav 37% Do not know 19%
At the end of Moshe Katzav's term as president of the State would you prefer
that he returns to political life and run for prime minister or that he
leave political life?
Run 17% Leave 54% Do not know 29%
Do you support or oppose to the pardon that the president of the State gave
to Margalit Har Shefi?
Support 37% Oppose 43% Do not know 20%
Ma'ariv 27 July 2001
+++Mutagim - Makor Rishon
The following are the results of a Mutagim telephone poll of a
representative sample of 508 Israeli adults carried out on 24-25 July for
Makor Rishon .
Should Arafat be killed?
Certain yes 18% Think yes 9%
Think no 30% Certain no 31%
Do not know 12%
Should Israel target terrorists and kill them?
Yes 90% No 6% Do not know 4%
What are the chances of an overall peace with the Palestinians?
Certain 3% Considerable 11%
Not so much 30% No chance 53%
Do not know 3%
In exchange for an overall peace that would insure the security interests of
Israel would you favor the establishment of a Palestinian state?
Yes 48% No 43% Do not know 9%
Are you for or against strengthening the settlements in the territories?
For 44% Against 41% Do not know 15%
Does Israel have the right to bring reinforced forces into Area A as part of
its reactions to thwart and prevent attacks?
Yes 80% No 11% Do not know %
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director
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