Netanyahu’s Popularity Dips as Gantz Takes the Lead in Israeli Opinion Polls

A poll conducted by the Israeli newspaper Maariv showed the progress of the head of the national camp Benny Gantz in light of the crisis of judicial changes and the decline in the popularity of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to 33%.

According to a poll published by Maariv, it was found that if the elections were held today, the “national camp” would have received 31 seats, an increase of 3 seats compared to last week’s poll.

Forty-one percent of respondents said that Gantz is the most suitable person for the post of prime minister, while the Labor Party and the National Democratic Assembly did not cross the threshold.

As for the Netanyahu-led Likud party, it wins 25 seats, up from 32 seats today, while the Lapid-led opposition Yesh Atid party wins 17 seats.

In addition, the far-right Otzma Yehudit party, led by Itamar Ben Gvir, and Religious Zionism, led by Bezalel Smotrich, fell, which together won 10 seats against 14 seats in the current Knesset.

According to Maariv, according to the results of the poll, the current opposition, including Arab parties, receives 67 seats against 53 seats for the ruling parties.

Source: I24News

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