A poll conducted by Israeli Channel 12 revealed that the “Likud” party led by Benjamin Netanyahu would win 28 seats in the parliamentary elections scheduled for March, while the representation of the “Joint List” declined.
The poll showed that the Yesh Atid party, headed by opposition leader Yair Lapid, would win 18 seats, while the “New Hope” party headed by Gideon Sa’ar, a dissident from the Likud party, would get 13 seats, and the right-wing extremist coalition headed by Naftali Bint would get 11 seats.
As for the Arab “Joint List” in the Israeli Knesset headed by Ayman Odeh, in its three vehicles, the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality, the National Democratic Rally, and the Arab Movement for Change, after the split of the United Arab List, its representation, according to the poll, will decline from 15 seats currently to 9 seats, Meanwhile, the “United Arab List” headed by Mansour Abbas did not pass the electoral threshold and would receive 2% of the votes.
The poll showed that the religious Shas party headed by Aryeh Deri would get 8 seats, the religious United Torah Judaism party headed by Moshe Gafni and the Yisrael Beiteinu party headed by Avigdor Lieberman would each get 7 seats, followed by the leftist Labor party headed by Merav Michaeli. On 6 seats.
The poll showed that the “Blue and White” party headed by Security Minister Benny Gantz will win 5 seats, the extreme right-wing “religious Zionism” party headed by Bezalel Smotrich, and the left-wing Meretz party headed by Nitzan Horovich will each get 4 seats.
The poll also revealed the parties that do not exceed the electoral threshold, namely: the “New Economic” party headed by Yaron Zulekha, which gets 2.1% of the vote, followed by the “United Arab List” headed by Mansour Abbas and gets 2% of the vote.
Regarding the most appropriate figure to assume the post of prime minister, 31% of the respondents answered that Netanyahu is the one who deserves to head the government, followed by Yair Lapid, where 20% of the respondents answered that he is the most suitable, and then Gideon Sa’ar comes with 15%, Naftali Bennett 13%, and 15% said % None of the names presented are appropriate to head the government.