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      Archive: 9/22/2011
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        9/22/2011, Elul 23, 5771

      Final Labor Numbers Posted


      Chairman Ra'anan Cohen of the Labor party's election committee confirmed, Thursday afternoon, that Member of Knesset Shelly Yechimovich won the race to lead the party with 53.8 percent of the vote on Wednesday, compared to 45.5 percent for Member of Knesset Amir Peretz.

      The 41,483 voter turnout represented 62.1 percent of the party's eligible members.