Most Israelis support Herzog's judicial reform outline - poll

Published date17 March 2023
Publication titleJerusalem Post, The: Web Edition Articles (Israel)
The survey was conducted by Dr. Menachem Lazar from March 15-16 on a representative sample of the Israeli population aged 18 and older made up of 508 respondents on Israeli questionnaire website Panel4All

42% of respondents said they support Herzog's proposal while 34% said they oppose it. 24% of respondents said they have no opinion on the issue. The maximum sampling error is 4.3%.

65% of voters of the parties in the current government coalition oppose the proposal while 69% of voters of the opposition parties support it.

72% of ultra-Orthodox Jewish respondents and 82% of United Torah Judaism voters said they oppose the outline.

78% of supporters of the National Unity Party and 77% of Yesh Atid voters said they support the outline.

Survey suggests opposition still has edge, though slightly less than in previous polls

The survey suggests the opposition parties have an advantage but that it has weakened slightly since previous polls.

Furthermore, the results suggest the power of the far-right Otzma Yehudit party has declined, with the party only winning 5 seats in the survey.

Yesh Atid, which reached 27 mandates on January 26, only reached 24 in the latest survey.

Herzog proposed the outline as a compromise on controversial changes to...

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