Survey: The ministers who bring more mandates than Netanyahu

In a scenario in which Minister Nir Barkat or Minister Yoav Gallant head the Likud, the coalition is strengthened by 2-3 mandates, according to a new survey published on the Maariv website

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A mandate poll published this morning on the 'Maariv' website shows that Ministers Yoav Gallant and Nir Barkat, as leaders of Likud, bring more mandates to the coalition than in the current scenario where Netanyahu is the leader of Likud.

According to the survey conducted by "Lazar Research," in the scenario where Nir Barkat leads the Likud, the Machane HaMamlachti loses two mandates to the coalition. However, the Likud gains only one mandate, as the second goes to Otzma Yehudit.

In the scenario where Yoav Gallant leads the Likud, HaMachane HaMamlachti loses three mandates, with most going to the Likud. However, despite these gains, the Likud does not strengthen significantly as it loses 2-3 mandates, primarily to the religious Zionist party and Otzma Yehudit.

In such a scenario, according to the survey, if the elections were held today, the distribution of mandates would appear as follows: HaMachane HaMamlachti – 30 (previously 31), Likud – 26 (previously 27), Yesh Atid – 17 (unchanged), Shas – 10 (unchanged), Torah Judaism – 7 (unchanged).

Religious Zionism – 6 (previously 5), Hadash-Ta'al – 5 (unchanged), Israel Beitenu – 5 (unchanged), Ra'am – 6 (previously 5), Jewish Power (Otzma Yehudit) – 4 (unchanged), Meretz – 4 (unchanged).

Balad – 1.6% (previously 2.4%) and the Labor Party – 1.8% (previously 2.1%) continue to remain below the electoral threshold.

According to the division into blocs: 53 Knesset members for the coalition, compared to 67 Knesset members for the opposition.


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