According to PCPSR
, 61 percent of Palestinians would now vote for Haniyeh, a huge climb from few weeks earlier; 94 percent were satisfied with the resistance military performance; and, more astoundingly, 79 percent said that Palestinian resistance had "won" the conflict.
According to PCPSR
, 61 percent of Palestinians would now vote for Hamas, a huge climb from few weeks earlier; 94 percent were satisfied with the resistance military performance; and, more astoundingly 79 percent said that Palestinian resistance had "won" the conflict.
This analysis draws on seven public-opinion surveys (three by the PCPSR and four by Birzeit's DSP).
The three selected public-opinion polls carried out by the PCPSR
Data from the PCPSR are contained in Tables lettered A through K (16 tables altogether, since a given letter may encompass several tables, i.e.
In exit polls the PCPSR carried out during the Palestinian local elections of December 2004-January 2005, over 60% of respondents believed that the local councils (the members of which were appointed until those elections) were affected by corruption (Table K).
In exit polls the PCPSR conducted during the local elections of December 2004-January 2005, an overwhelming majority of respondents (approximately 93%) expected their recently elected local council members to fight previous corrupt practices such as the misuse of authority for personal gain (Table K).
Back in March 2005, another survey by the PCPSR indicated that 41.7% of respondents believed that corruption would decrease in the future, and only 16.5% expected it to remain as is (PCPSR Poll No.
June 2005 polling data confirm that a key political strength of llamas lies in the widespread belief that it is clean and ready to fight corruption (PCPSR Poll No.
A recent poll by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PCPSR
) indicates that Hamas has gained sharply in popularity over Abbas and Fayyad, although Fatah remains more popular overall than Hamas.