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April 2015 poll: Palestinians prefer Barghouti and Abbas over Hamas' Haniyeh

"Evaluation of Political Leaders [performance] and Parties in Palestine": 

Marwan Bargouti:
36% positive performance, 30% average, 19% negative, 16% don't know or have no answer.

Mahmoud Abbas:
30% positive, 29% average, 39% negative, 3% don't know or have no answer.

Ismail Haniyeh:
28% positive, 29% average, 36% negative, 8% don't know or have no answer.


If elections were held today
Fatah's Abbas - 35% 
Khaled Meshaal - 20%
Won't vote - 28%
Undecided or have no answer - 18% 

If elections were held today:
Marwan Barghouti - 40%
Ismail Haniyeh - 19%
Will not vote, undecided or no answer - 42%

"When asked about six different political leaders running in a presidential election, Marwan Barghouthi receive 35 percent of the popular support and Khaled Meshaal receives 17 percent. All other candidates, including Dr. Salam Fayyad, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, and Ahmad Saadat will individually receive 4 percent or less of the vote. It is very important to note that the largest group of respondents (36 percent) will not vote, are undecided or do not have an answer."


Note: "The following are the results and analysis of the latest Arab World for Research & Development (AWRAD) poll... The present survey was fielded from April 4-6, 2015... The poll was fielded after the victory of the right in the recent Israeli elections. Other major events occurring before the fieldwork included: the 2015 Arab League Summit in Egypt, the assault and seizure of the Yarmouk Refugee Camp by ISIS, the attacks of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah’s recent visit to Gaza, Israel’s continued seizure of Palestinian tax revenues, the failure of the PA to pay full salaries to its employees for the last five months and the entry of the Palestinians to the International Criminal Court."