News Brief 2/26/2013, Adar 16, 5773
Bennett on Vote-Buying Rumors: Let’s Support Each Other
The Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party met Tuesday in the shadow of reports earlier in the day that Jewish Home MK Nissan Slomiansky is suspected of having paid for votes in the party primaries.
Party head Naftali Bennett said, “As long as there is an investigation, we must give each other our full support.”
Bennett noted that the party had taken steps to ensure clean elections. Officials looked into those suspected of selling votes, he said, and some forms were disqualified.
“I’m proud of our work for clean elections,” he said. “We must take responsibility..."