Poll: Likud-Beytenu, Labor tied if Kahlon joins Yacimovich

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 31, 2012 17:59

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The results of a new poll examining the effects of the recent Likud-Yisrael Beytenu merger, as well as the potential impact if former Likud Minister Moshe Kahlon were to join Shelly Yacimovich's Labor party, were released Wednesday.

Given the current political spectrum, the survey predicted that the newly unified party of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, the Likud-Beytenu, would capture 37 seats, followed by Labor with 23 mandates, Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party with 15 and Shas with 13. Kadima, which currently holds the most seats in the Knesset with 28, was projected to win only 2 in the upcoming election.

The poll then asked respondents who they would vote for if Moshe Kahlon ran for Knesset in the number 2 position on the Labor party's electoral list. In this case, the survey predicted that both the Likud-Beytenu and Labor would each garner 32 mandates, followed by Yesh Atid with 15 and Shas with 13.

The survey polled 500 prospective voters on October 28 and 29.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
September 21, 2018
Iran: Trump administration a threat to international peace and security

By REUTERS