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Israeli Election Study, 1996 (ICPSR 2903)

Principal Investigator(s): Arian, Asher; Shamir, Michael


This election study was carried out in one panel, during May 1-27, 1996, days before the elections for the 14th Knesset (the Israeli Parliament) and for prime minister. The study investigated attitudes toward issues on the national agenda, including the peace process, religion versus state, the new method for electing the prime minister, evaluation of parties and candidates, political trends, and electoral behavior of the respondents and respondents' families.

Series: Israeli Election Study Series

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Study Description


Arian, Asher, and Michael Shamir. Israeli Election Study, 1996. ICPSR02903-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02903.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02903.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    Arab Israeli relations, democracy, economic conditions, Israeli Knesset, Middle East, national defense, national elections, national security, peace, political candidates, political participation, political parties, voter attitudes, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:    Global, Israel

Time Period:   

  • 1996

Date of Collection:   

  • 1996-05-01--1996-05-27

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The field work was carried out by Modi'In Ezrachi Research Institute.

This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, hardcopy documentation has been converted to machine-readable form and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity.


Sample:    Representative sample of the population of Israel in 1996.

Data Source:

personal interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   2000-05-17

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