Poll: Former Knesset speaker Rivlin is most preferred candidate for president

Former Knesset speaker Reuven Rivlin (Likud) gets Israelis' support for president, a Panels for the Knesset Channel poll taken this week showed.

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.