In May 2006, the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research undertook a public
opinion poll to measure the stances and beliefs of the Palestinian public about democracy.
This poll was carried out with the cooperation of other Arab research centers and
academic institutions aiming to measure the views of the Arab street on questions
revolving around democracy. The poll was completed with the cooperation of Dr. Mark
Tessler at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and Dr. Amaney Jamal at Princeton