Former Knesset speaker Reuven Rivlin (Likud) gets Israelis' support for president, a Panels for the Knesset Channel poll taken this week showed.
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When asked who respondents support in the race for president, 28 percent said Rivlin, 25% said Nobel laureate Dan Schectman, seven percent Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky, Negev and Galilee Development Minister Silvan Shalom (Likud) and Labor MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer both six percent, and former Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik two percent.