Poll: Likud with commanding lead

Likud maintains double digit lead over nearest competitor in latest survey after early elections called.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Netanyahu and Gantz, archive
Netanyahu and Gantz, archive
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The rush of surveys attempting to determine the trends leading into the upcoming elections in April continued Tuesday evening.

According to a poll published Monday evening by Mina Tzemach and Meno Geva, the Likud led by Binyamin Netanyahu continues to hold a commanding lead over its closest rival.

If the election was held today, the Likud would maintain 29 seats even if it faced a new party led by Benny Gantz.

According to the poll, Benny Gantz's party would place second with 16 seats.

The Joint Arab List would receive 12 seats.

Yesh Atid and the Zionist Union would receive 11 seats each.

The Jewish Home would receive nine seats.

United Torah Judaism would receive seven seats.

Yisrael Beiteinu would receive six seats.

Meretz, Kulanu, and Shas would receive five seats each.

A party led by Orly Levy-Abeksis would receive four seats.

According to the survey, 34% want Netanyahu to be the next prime minister, but 52% do not want Netanyahu to be the next prime minister.