The PCPO is one of the only established polling agencies in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and thankfully they have conducted regular polling of Palestinian society for several years. Their online material dates back to 2005, which allows us to gain a great deal of insight as to shifts in Palestinian public opinion over the last six turbulent years. Many of their questions are individual data points but I have assembled appropriate data from their polls into charts that can demonstrate long-term trends in Palestinian opinion.
But the most important and perhaps unexpected shift in Palestinian opinion has been a general shift away from Hamas and towards Fatah, as the charts below indicate.
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