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  10/9/2012, Tishrei 23, 5773

Netanyahu to Announce Early Elections Tonight?

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is expected to announce Tuesday that elections for the 19th Knesset will be held in February 2013. If the expectations are fulfilled, the current Knesset session – the fifth session of the 18th Knesset – will be shorter than usual.

Netanyahu is expected to call for early elections due to lack of coalition consensus on the 2013 budget.