RAMALLAH, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- A poll on Palestinians' attitude toward the two candidates in U.S. presidential elections found that 43 percent respondents support neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump.
The survey, which was conducted by the Palestinian Polling Center and involved 1,030 respondents, showed that 40 percent supported Clinton, compared with only 17 percent who supported her Republican rival.
The 43 percent of respondents who supported neither candidate because of what was described as the pair's perceived commitment Israeli security, interests and defense.
Among those who picked neither Clinton nor Trump, 6 percent said the reason was that both candidates dropped the two-state solution form their electoral program; 7 percent cited what was described as the candidates' commitment to moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing it as a unified capital of Israel; 14 percent said prefer neither candidates because they both expressed hate toward Islam and Muslims; 11 percent said they do not understand international relations, international law and global economy.
On the question of how American policy would change toward the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in case Clinton wins, 4 percent said the U.S. policy will change a lot, 31 percent said it would change to a certain extent, and 28 percent said it would change little.
Three percent said U.S. policy toward the Palestinian-Israeli conflict would change a lot in case Trump wins, whereas 25 percent said it would change to a certain extent, and 33 percent believed it won't change at all.
The poll was conducted in the West Bank and Gaza Strip among respondents older than 18, with a 3.05 percent margin of error.