Skip to comments.Poll: If elections held today, Olmert would be thrashed by his rivals
Posted on 03/07/2007 12:19:53 PM PST by The Blitherer
If elections were held today, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert would suffer a resounding defeat at the hands of a number of political rivals, according to a Channel 10 poll broadcast Wednesday.
When asked who would be their preferred prime ministerial candidate, 30 percent of those polled said Netanyahu, while 18 percent picked Labor MK Ami Ayalon.
Former prime minister Ehud Barak (Labor) came in third with 12 percent, followed by Yisrael Beiteinu Chairman Avigdor Lieberman (7 percent), Olmert (3 percent) and Defense Minister Amir Peretz (1 percent).
According to the poll, 57 percent of Israelis say they want immediate elections, while 72 percent say Olmert should not continue to serve as prime minister.
(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...
Fine. So hold an election already!
Do any of our resident experts on Israeli politics know when we might expect an election?
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