Maagar Poll after Ceasefire: 49%:31% Oppose accepting the ceasefire
Dr. Aaron Lerner - IMRA 23 November 2012
The survey was conducted by Maagar - Interdisciplinary Research and
Consulting Institute Ltd., managed by Professor Yitzhak Katz. It was
commissioned by Maariv and published on 23 November 2012.
Telephone survey of representative sample of 503 adult Israelis (including
Arabs). The survey was carried out 22 November, 2012 the day after the
ceasefire went into effect.
Statistical error +/- 4.5 percent.
Should Israel have accepted the ceasefire or continued the operation?
Accept 31% Continue 49% Don't know 20%
[The question below is problematic - the true operative option was control
of the Philadelphi Corridor area - the question below is perceived as asking
about occupying the entire Gaza Strip.
If it turns out that there is no way to maintain quiet in the South without
a permanent presence of the IDF in the Gaza Strip would you support such a
Yes 29% No 41% Don't know 30%
How would you describe the influence of Barak on Netanyahu today on security
and diplomatic matters?
Too little 6% Proper degree of influence 21% Too much 38% Don't know 35%
If elections held today (expressed in Knesset seats)
Current Knesset seats in [brackets].
37  Likud & Yisrael Beiteinu
22  Labor
14  Shas
09 [---] Lapid "Atid" Party
09  Jewish Home/NRP & National Union
06  Yahadut Hatorah
04 [---] Atzma`ut (Ehud Barak)
03  Meretz
03 [---] Am Shalem headed by Rabbi Haim Amsalem
02  Kadima
01 [---] Utzma Leyisrael (Eldad and Ben Ari)
10  Arab parties
And if Livni runs in her own party
19  Labor
08 [---] Livni party
01  Kadima
(results for then other parties not shown)
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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