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Watch Election Committee open coronavirus isolation ballot boxes

Central Election Committee begins entering names listed on double envelopes. Watch polling booths for quarantined voters.

Watch Election Committee open coronavirus isolation ballot boxesplayer

Preparing to vote amid coronavirus outbreak

Health Ministry Director General meets Central Election Committee to examine how to allow voters under quarantine to exercise their right.

Preparing to vote amid coronavirus outbreak

MKs respond: 'Heba Yazbak belongs in jail, not in the Knesset'

MKs from Yamina, Likud, Yisrael Beytenu praise Elections Commiittee decision, say terror-supporting MK should sit in jail, represent Hamas.

'Terror-supporting MK belongs in jail, not in the Knesset'

'We have no equipment, the warehouses are empty'

Election Commission Director on possibility of new election: 'We won't be able to hold elections in a month.'

'We have no equipment, the warehouses are empty'player

Liberman blasts 'Camera Law'

Yisrael Beytenu demands changes be made to 'Camera Law', which Likud has pushed to block voter fraud in coming election.

Liberman blasts 'Camera Law'

Elections Committee: Marzel, Gopstein can run

Lapid blames Labor party representative's absence for failure of election committee to vote to ban Otzma Yehudit from running in elections.

Elections Committee: Marzel, Gopstein can run

Otzma Yehudit cleared to compete in Knesset election

Central Elections Committee rejects petition to ban Otzma Yehudit from running in 15-15 vote, delays vote on candidates Marzel and Gopstein.

Otzma Yehudit cleared to compete in Knesset election

Central Elections Committee: New Right distress understandable

Elections Committee publishes unusual announcement attacking New Right party publications on 'serious fraud' in 8% of polling stations.

Central Elections Committee: New Right distress understandable

New Right left outside Knesset

Elections Committee announces no significant flaws in reexamination of protocols from all national polling stations; New Right disputes.

New Right left outside Knesset

Elections Cmte slams New Right claims

Central Elections Committee says New Right party 'misrepresenting' irregularities in vote counting in bid to make it into the Knesset.

Elections Cmte slams New Right claims

Election Committee to release results by midnight

Chairman of Central Elections Committee says no hacking of elections occurred.

Election Committee to release results by midnight

Head of Elections Committee: Investigate Likud

Judge Hanan Melcer says police must investigate actions of organization which acted on behalf of the Likud.

Head of Elections Committee: Investigate Likud

Gantz: 'Netanyahu's conducting psychological terror'

'Friends, Netanyahu's going to lose, Netanyahu's stressed; he knows better than anyone he'll lose elections," Gantz said.

Gantz: 'Netanyahu's conducting psychological terror'

A-G: Reject Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir's appeal

Attorney General says Otzma Yehudit members' appeal against approval of Hadash-Ta'al to run in the elections should be rejected.

A-G: Reject Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir's appeal

Hadash's Jewish candidate disqualified from running for Knesset

Central Elections Committee disqualifies Ofer Cassif from running in April election.

Hadash's Jewish candidate disqualified from running for Knesset

Balad disqualified from running for the Knesset

Central Elections Committee accepts petition of Likud and Otzma Yehudit, disqualifies Balad from running for the 21st Knesset.

Balad disqualified from running for the Knesset

Otzma Yehudit leader allowed to run for Knesset

Elections committee narrowly dismisses petition against candidacy of Michael Ben-Ari, clearing way for Knesset run.

Otzma Yehudit leader allowed to run for Knessetplayer

Petition against 'Likud TV' rejected

Central Elections Committee chairman rejects outright petition against Likud's Facebook television channel.

Petition against 'Likud TV' rejected

Will IDF general be disqualified from Labor slate?

Central Elections Committee says Major General Tal Russo may not have completed cooling-off period.

Will IDF general be disqualified from Labor slate?

Bill to bar Supreme Court from deciding who can run for Knesset

New law aims to prevent Supreme Court from overturning decisions by election committee on who may or may not run for Knesset.

Bill to bar Supreme Court from deciding who can run for Knesset

Did Meretz Collect Illegal Campaign Funds?

Report claims Meretz forced workers to donate their salaries on elections day in both 2013, 2015; nationalists take action.

Did Meretz Collect Illegal Campaign Funds?

Yachad Claims 'Election Fraud'

Yachad-Ha'am Itanu, which did not pass the Knesset threshold, claims elections were rife with fraud, demands an investigation.

Yachad Claims 'Election Fraud', Demands Investigation

'Almost' Final Results Published

Likud takes final victory with 30 mandates against Zionist Union's 24; final results to be published by Elections Committee on March 25.

'Almost Final' Results Published by Elections Committee

Analyst Upset That Election Results Defied Polls

TV pioneer Uzi Peled called for an 'investigation' into the election results because they did not match the TV projections.

Analyst Upset That Election Results Defied Polls

Netanyahu to Joubran: No One Will Silence Me

PM responds furiously to Elections Committee head, after he bans broadcasting Netanyahu's last-minute speech.

Netanyahu to Joubran: No One Will Silence Me

Petitions over 'Vote Shas - Go to Heaven' Campaign

Fliers featuring Chief Rabbi, lists of names for 'blessings' subject to scrutiny; Shas penalized for one ad campaign.

Petitions Filed Against 'Vote Shas and Go to Heaven' Campaign

Behind the Ballot Boxes

Central Elections Committee director explains the voting process. 'We do everything to ensure the vote reflects the will of the voters.'

Behind the Ballot Boxes

Likud Admits Misconduct in Kahlon Recording

Likud admits it faked a tape of Moshe Kahlon showing support for Netanyahu, may be open to criminal investigation from Elections Committee.

Likud Admits Misconduct in Kahlon Recording

Likud 'Misled' Public With Old Clip of Kahlon

Central Elections Committee places temporary ban on Likud clip featuring Kahlon proclaiming support for Netanyahu in 2013 elections.

Likud 'Misled' Public With Old Clip of Kahlon Supporting Likud

Yachad Fined NIS 4,000 for Campaign Violations

The Central Elections Committee fined Eli Yishai's Yachad party NIS 4,000 for displaying images of a 12 year old child in an elections ad.

Yachad Fined NIS 4,000 for Campaign Violations

Elections Committee Rejects Likud's V15 Petition

Elections Committee Chair Salim Joubran rejects Likud's petition, says behavior raises question of 'why it was even filed in first place.'

Elections Committee Rejects Likud Petition Against V15

Overturned: Zoabi, Marzel May Run for 20th Knesset

Supreme Court accepts both appeals from two MKs banned due to 'racism' charges; outrage at Zoabi's reinstatement.

Overturned: Hanin Zoabi, Baruch Marzel May Run for 20th Knesset

Zoabi Appeals to Supreme Court Over Elections Ban

MK Hanin Zoabi appeals against disqualification in Supreme Court, cries 'racism'; lawyer confident previous charges will be dropped.

Zoabi Appeals to Supreme Court Over Elections Ban

PM's Congress Speech to be Censored

Central Elections Committee ruled PM's Congress speech be broadcast with five minute delay so editors can remove 'electioneering' remarks.

PM's Congress Speech to be Censored for Electioneering

Hamas: Zoabi Ban a 'Badge of Honor'

Hamas brands the decision to ban Hanin Zoabi from running as "racist", but also says it's a badge of honor to the extremist MK.

Hamas: Zoabi Ban a 'Badge of Honor'

'The Left is Afraid of Me'

Baruch Marzel calls Elections Committee vote to disqualify him 'height of hypocrisy' as leftists vote against him, but for pro-Hamas Zoabi.

'The Left is Afraid of Me'

Elections Committee Disqualifies Baruch Marzel

After banning pro-Hamas MK Zoabi, committee votes to block Otzma Yehudit candidate over 'racism' - will High Court overrule it?

Elections Committee Disqualifies Baruch Marzel

Elections Committee Votes to Ban Zoabi

Vote passes 27-6, after radical Arab MK claims she's being targeted 'for being a Palestinian.'

Central Elections Committee Votes to Ban MK Hanin Zoabiplayer

Likud Candidate: Zoabi Needs to be in the Knesset

Anat Berko, appointed by Netanyahu to Likud, says that despite disagreeing with her, democracy means Hanin Zoabi needs to be in Knesset.

Likud Candidate: Zoabi 'Needs' to be in the Knessetplayer

Labor Will Support Zoabi, Marzel Disqualifications

Despite days of back and forth on whether to support disqualification of radical MK Hanin Zoabi, Labor-Hatnua votes to disqualify.

Labor-Hatnua Will Support Zoabi, Marzel Disqualifications