Exit Poll Results: Likud With 31, Yesh Atid Second with 18Exit polls show Yesh Atid with surprise success, taking second place with 18 seats. Bayit Yehudi fourth or fifth largest with 12.
Counting Votes: Why Small Parties are WorriedHow Israel counts its votes, and why small parties fear high turnout will leave them outside Knesset.
High Turnout Starts to SlowVoter turnout remains high, but begins to drop. As of 8 p.m., over 63% had voted.
Satmar Hassidim March, Overturn Tables in Election ProtestsMembers of the Satmar hassidic group conducted angry protests at polling stations in several cities in Israel.
Watch Live Now! Arutz Sheva Election SpecialIsrael votes, You Watch. Live from Jerusalem. 9:00PM - 2:00AM Israel time / 2:00PM - 7:00PM EST.
Israelis Crowd Malls, Beaches, and Restaurants in Rare 'Day Off'The big winners on Election Day turned out to be the country's malls, restaurants, beaches, and parks
Elections Official: People are ConfusedSenior elections official reports new record of undecided voters. ‘People are unsure while entering the polling station.’
Samaria Jews in Arab Villages for Elections DayJews from the Shomron observe elections in Arab towns in Israel. In one town, reported turnout drops by 50%.
Obama's Narcissistic View of IsraelThe political, cultural and yes, religious alliance, between the United States and Israel is getting stronger especially during the past four years of the Obama administration, much to his chagrin and frustration.
‘I’m Afraid of What Happens Wednesday’Activist Moshe Zar tells Arutz Sheva that it’s not the votes he's worried about, but the coalition politics that follow.
Election Help for Confused New ImmigrantsActivists help perplexed new immigrants navigate Israel’s elections system.
Israel Votes, You Watch. Arutz Sheva Special Live at 9PMWatch the live Arutz Sheva election special sponsored by the OU Center today at 9PM Israel time / 2PM EST. Your phone calls will be taken.
‘Forget the Rabbis, Think of God’When voting, forget outside pressures and think ‘what does G-d want from me,’ Rabbi Eliyahu suggests.
Knesset Hopefuls Cast Their BallotsMKs, would-be MKs, and Israeli leaders vote, call on the public to do the same.
Very High Turnout in ElectionsBy 6:00 p.m., 55.5% of voters had voted – bad news for hareidi parties. Likud worried by vote in leftist strongholds.
Heads of Parties Cast Votes, PrayPresident Peres, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Rabbi Ovadia Yosef were among the early voters.
Naftali Bennett Votes: We're Starting Something NewBayit Yehudi chairman and his wife vote in Raanana. Bennett: We are uniting the nation of Israel.
Israelis Go to the PollsMonths of aggressive campaigning, political spins and endless polls come to an end on Tuesday as Israelis elect the 19th Knesset.
Likud Launches Last-Minute 'Yigal Amir' CampaignLikud's latest campaign aims to discourage voters from electing Bayit Yehudi because of Yigal Amir's endorsement of Bennett.
Number 32 on Likud-Beytenu Doubtful He'll Serve in KnessetAlthough current surveys have Likud-Beytenu hovering around 35 seats, candidates fear they may win as little as 30 seats.
Report: Shas Not in Netanyahu's PocketThe Shas party may not automatically recommend Netanyahu for Prime Minister and will present a list of 'demands' in exchange for doing so.
MK to Address Miami Beach Audience on Israel Election ResultsOutgoing MK Yaakov “Ketzaleh” Katz and his aide Baruch Gordon will deliver post-election addresses to a Miami Beach audience next week.
Election Jingles and Songs: From Creative to CrazyGangnam Style, Na Nach, Rappin' Likudniks, Green Leaf Holocaust Survivors & more. Israeli Election ads from yesteryear and today.
Environmentalists Won't Stop 'Choking Child' Shock Phone CallsIsrael's Green Party is refusing to halt its 'shock campaign,' in which a choking child is heard pleading for an end to air pollution
Group: Election Day Costs 'Crushing' for the EconomyElection Day will cost Israelis NIS 1.1 billion (about $300 million), a consulting group said - a crushing burden for the Israeli economy
Hareidi Group Pushes, Insults Bennett at KotelJewish Home Party leader Naftali Bennett was attacked by a large group of hareidi Jews on a visit to the Western Wall Monday
Expert: Next Knesset Likely to be 'Disunited and Dysfunctional'The next Knesset is likely to be disunited and dysfunctional, says an expert on politics and democracy
PA Hopes Syrian 'Red Herring' Discredits Netanyahu at PollsOn the eve of Israel's national elections, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas attempts to discredit Likud PM Netanyahu and affect his popularity.
Barkat: Netanyahu Has Kept Jerusalem UnitedJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Monday endorsed Binyamin Netanyahu for reelection as Prime Minister
Israel Police to Deploy 20,000 Officers to Secure PollsIsrael Police plan to deploy more than 20,000 officers to secure the sites on Election Day following several disturbing incidents.
Report or Rumor? Netanyahu May Keep Barak as Defense MinisterChannel 10 TV says PM Netanyahu may ask Ehud Barak to stay on as Defense Minister in order to keep Moshe Ya'alon away from the role.
Bayit Yehudi Fined Over Netanyahu-Bennett Ad72,000 shekel fine imposed on Jewish Home over its failure to remove ad that shows Netanyahu side-by-side with Bennett.
Left Outraged Over Kahlon AppointmentLabor, Yesh Atid and Hatnua slam Netanyahu over appointing outgoing Minister Moshe Kahlon as head of the Israel Lands Administration.
Election Day: Following the Leader?On the eve of Israel’s elections, the writer ponders the influence of leaders on the public- and vice versa.
'Internet Filter Party' Drops Out of ElectionThe Atid Echad party, which advocated the elimination of pornography, has dropped out of Tuesday's election race
Jabotinsky on BennettWhat happened to the legacy the Likud received from Jabotinsky? Could one imagine Ze’ev Jabotinsky attacking Yair Stern publicly?
Arab States Embrace Democracy – for Israeli ArabsThe Arab League issued a call for Israeli Arabs to vote on Tuesday's elections, in order to prevent the Right from winning
Bennett Most Popular on WikipediaWikipedia reveals the most-searched people and parties in the 2013 elections.
IDF Begins to Vote; Sayeret Matkal Votes MondaySoldiers from the elite unit in which both Binyamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett served will vote one day early.
Kahlon Appointed to Head Israel Land AdministrationTiming of the popular figure's appointment is undoubtedly related to elections.
Gimpel: Voters will See Through Leftist SmearsJudge Rubinstein asks Kadima to provide him with video of Gimpel's statements on Temple Mount if it wants him to rule on disqualification.
Lapid: I Want to be Rid of the ArabsYesh Atid chairman says Arabs don't want peace. All he wants is a fence between us and them.
‘I Vote Israel’ on Campus Across the USAAdvocates for Israel in the US are using the upcoming elections to educate their peers about its democracy via “I Vote Israel.”
Photos: Sailors Vote Early in AshdodNaval combat soldiers who are going on a voyage were among the first Israelis to vote Sunday.
Elections Preparation in Gear: Buses ReadyEgged is preparing its buses for a high-demand day. Some eligible for free travel.
MK: ‘3 Bandits’ of Shas are Misleading Rabbi YosefBayit Yehudi MK, leading religious-Zionist rabbi in serious accusation: Shas higher-ups are deliberately misleading Shas spiritual leader.
Hareidi Elections Battle: To Vote or Not to Vote?While in most of Israel parties compete for votes, in the hareidi world the battle is between pro- and anti-voting agendas.
Jeremy Gimpel: 'I'd be the only US Immigrant in the Knesset"We need more Anglo immigrants and those here need an MK to turn to, like other immigrant groups have, says Bayit Yehudi candidate.
Archives Reveal: Likud MK, Not Rabbi, was ‘Anti Women’It was a Likud MK, not Rabbi Ben-Dahan, who proposed cancelling the Knesset committee on women’s affairs.
Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’Labor head attacks Netanyahu over his ‘no new taxes’ plan, warns life in Israel will be ‘financial chaos, social hell.’
Bayit Yehudi's Bennett: ‘We Must Be Doing Something Right'Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) Chairman Naftali Bennett says a flurry of attacks from everyone means “We must be doing something right."
Voting Begins, Soldiers Cast BallotsSoldiers kick off the elections in Haifa, Ashdod. IDF sets up 150 wandering polling stations.
Rabbi Ovadia Slams Jewish Home: They Uproot the TorahShas's Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, seeing Shas losing ground, launches an unprecedented attack on Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home party.
Netanyahu Tries to Slam Bayit Yehudi over Women's Status"I won't accept refusal of orders and exclusion of women," PM says on TV, intimating that Bayit Yehudi, with 3 women in top spots, does.
Gimpel Calm Under Fire for Dome of the Rock CommentsBennett backs Gimpel after newscast featured video of him joking about blowing up the Dome of the Rock.
Livni Attacks Bennett in Heated Elevator ArgumentEmotional incident indicates chances of coalition between the two parties are not great.
Trump: Bibi Asked Me to Endorse HimBillionaire says Netanyahu called and asked if he would “do an ad or a statement” to support him.