Sunday, January 25, 2009

Poll: More Israelis prefer Netanyahu as PM to any other candidate

Israelis prefer Benjamin Netanyahu to be the next Prime Minister of Israel over any other candidate, with the Likud chairman being picked by 29 percent of those surveyed.

Sixteen percent of those polled said they preferred Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni of the Kadima party, and only 9 percent saying they would support Defense Minister and Labor party chair Ehud Barak.

Netanyahu is also the preferred choice among those polled to serve as Finance Minister and as Foreign Minister as well.