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  אדר ב 9, 5774 , 11/03/14

Governance Law Passes

With opposition parties boycotting the vote, the Knesset unanimously approved, Tuesday morning, an amendment to the governance law that will raise the threshold for a party's representation in the Knesset to 3.25 percent of the popular vote in an election. Another amendment would limit the number of ministers and deputy ministers to 18, including no ministers without portfolio.

The amendments received 67 "yes" votes with no votes against or abstentions.

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