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These are latest Dahaf and New Wave poll results for Israeli elections, including attitude of Israeli Arabs to Saddam Hussein (24% like him) Osama Bin Laden (20% like him) and Ariel Sharon (7% like him). No surprises regarding the election forecast.
Poll Results 20 December 2002
The following are the results of Dahaf polls carried out the week of
Yediot Ahronot declines to share with the readers what day or days the
Total population (including Israeli Arabs) sample of 604:
Right/Religious Bloc: Total 57.5 - from 54 current Knesset 
"Center" Total 20 from 19 
Left/Arabs: Total 41 from 47 current Knesset [41.5]
"Drugs/Prostitution" Total 1.5 from 0 current Knesset [1.5]
Asked Jewish respondents: What grade do you give the following parties for
Shinui 5.6 National Union 5.4 NRP 5.4 Meretz 5.4 Labor 5.2 Likud 5.0
What are the chances that criminal elements will influence decisions in the
Yediot Ahronot 20 December 2002.
+++ "New Wave"
Ma'ariv declines to share with the readers how many respondents refused to
Total population (including Israeli Arabs) sample of 627, sample error +/-
Right/Religious Bloc: Total 58 - from 54 current Knesset 
"Center" Total 19 from 19 current Knesset 
Left/Arabs: Total 42 from 47 current Knesset 
"Drugs/Prostitution" Total 1 from 0 current Knesset 
Compare the two main candidates for prime minister [IMRA: voters vote this
Do you have trust in the political system in Israel?
Compared to other democratic states in the world, would you say that Israeli
How many of the politicians in Israel are corrupt?
Level of corruption - 1= none, 10 = completely corrupt
Is it possible that there will be representatives of the underworld in the
What do you think will be the most important issue in the election campaign?
Security/Diplomatic situation 42% Socio-Economic situation 32%
Did the recent revelations of corruption effect your voting decision for the
If it is demonstrated that the recent revelations of corruption are correct
Do you support or oppose the proposed budget that was discussed in the
Does the budget treat different parts of society equally?
Of the two major parties, which has a better economic policy? Labor or
Survey of 400 Israeli Arabs: Do you like or dislike:
Like 75% Dislike 17% Azmi Bishara
Ma'ariv 20 December 2002
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis)
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Regarding this poll:
Whom would I contact or is there any way to find out if any of the respondents who liked Ariel Sharon also liked Sadam Hussein and/or Osama Bin Ladin?
Posted by Oleg Kis @ 12/31/2002 12:26 PM CST
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