Reading between the lines of recent Israel election polls


#1

"Despite the parties’ lists still being up in the air, no less than five news organizations published new election polls over the weekend. Here’s what we can learn from them.


  1. Livni's entrance into the race has (so far) failed to change the overall narrative of these elections. The right-wing bloc is still leading the center-left camp in all the polls by about ten seats. Netanyahu is still comfortably on track to forming a new coalition with his allies, the religious parties. "

(haaretz.com/news/israeli-elections-2013/israel-election-insider/reading-between-the-lines-of-recent-israel-election-polls.premium-1.481938)

Recent events (US election, Ghaza offensive, UN Palestinian bid, etc.) likely change some of the predictions presented in the following article nevertheless it's a useful background for the first:

(haaretz.com/news/israeli-elections-2013/israeli-elections-opinion-analysis/israeli-elections-primer-the-good-the-bad-and-the-nitty-gritty.premium-1.470832)


#2

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