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        12/11/2012, Kislev 27, 5773

      Walla Poll Gives Right-Hareidi Bloc 63 Knesset Seats


      If elections were held today, the bloc of right-wing and hareidi parties would win 63 Knesset seats while the center, left and Arab parties would split the remaining 57, according to a TNS survey, published Tuesday on the Walla Website. The poll gave the Likud-Beyteinu list 38 mandates, followed by Shas with 11. Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home-New National Religious Party) would receive nine seats and Yahadut Hatorah (United Torah Judaism) would have five. Otzma Leyisrael and Am Shalem would not qualify for representation.

      Labor would lead the center-left bloc with 17 mandates, followed by 11 seats each for Hatenu'ah and Yesh Atid. Kadima would survive with four seats and Meretz would drop to three. The Arab and predominantly-Arab parties would split the remaining 11 mandates.