A Channel 2 News election poll released on Tuesday night 5 Adar shows that the Labor/The Movement list remains ahead of Likud by two seats. The poll was carried out by Machon Midgam headed by Prof. Mina Tzemach.
Labor/The Movement: 24
Bayit Yehudi: 12
Yesh Atid: 12
Arab Bloc: 12
Yahadut Hatorah: 7
Yisrael Beitenu: 6
The respondents were asked to rate Netanyahu and Herzog’s suitability to serve as prime minister.
44%: Netanyahu is most suited (7% decline from a week ago)
32%: Herzog is most suited (4% increase from last week)
Twenty-four hours before the state comptroller plans to release his report on the national housing shortage and pricing, set for 18:00 on Wednesday 6 Adar, respondents were asked who they feel is responsible for the national housing crisis.
37%: PM Netanyahu
17%: Former Finance Minister Yair Laid
8%: Former PM Ehud Olmert
2%: Housing Minister Uri Ariel
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)