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  3/1/2013, Adar 19, 5773

Poll: New Elections would Give Yesh Atid 31 Seats


The Yesh Atid party would replace the Likud-Beyteinu bloc if elections were held today, according to a survey by Professor Camille Fuchs for the Projekt Hamidgam (Projection Project) company, published in Friday's edition of the Ha'aretz daily. Elections may be possible if Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu does not succeed in forming a government in the two weeks he is expected to receive as an extension, Saturday night, from President Shim'on Peres.

Yesh Atid would garner 31 mandates, while Likud -Beyteinu would fall to 26, followed by Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home-New National Religious Party) with half that many, Shas (10), Labor (9), Meretz (7), United Torah Judaism (6), the Ra'am-Ta'al United Arab list (5), four each for Balad (National Democratic Assembly) and Hadash, three for Hatenu'ah and two for Kadima.