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  11/24/2010, Kislev 17, 5771

Kadima Wins in Yeruham City Elections

The southern Israeli town of Yeruham held city council elections yesterday and the winner is Michael Bitton of the Kadima Party with 44% percent of the total votes. Likud representative Moti Abisror won 30% of the vote and Ilan Elmakies of Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel Our Home) received 21%. Kadima was a proponent of the Disengagment from Gaza. Yisrael Beiteinu mainly represents Russian Israelis.