Early Elections

News for Early Elections

Attorney General convenes secret meeting

Attorney General convenes secret meeting

Mandelblit convenes with former senior Justice officials on Netanyahu portfolios: 'Publicizing decision pre-elections our duty to public.'Mordechai Sones, 01/01/2019 22:38
Israel's 2019 elections: The country and the left's future

Israel's 2019 elections: The country and the left's future

Israel's left appears slowly fading into political dustbin of history, as right emerges as favorite in polls.i24News, 01/01/2019 00:13
Deri: 'We'll recommend Netanyahu as Prime Minister'

Deri: 'We'll recommend Netanyahu as Prime Minister'

Shas Chairman: 'This is the best government we've had from social standpoint and from standpoint of status quo.'Mordechai Sones, 31/12/2018 20:42
Knesset dissolves: In pictures

Knesset dissolves: In pictures

MKs amuse themselves with pictures following vote to dissolve current Knesset, hold new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2018 22:59
It's final: 20th Knesset dissolved, Israel heading to elections

It's final: 20th Knesset dissolved, Israel heading to elections

Knesset passes in final reading bill on its dissolution ahead of elections on April 9. Bill passed with 102 in favor, 2 against.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2018 22:25
Bill to dissolve Knesset passes first reading

Bill to dissolve Knesset passes first reading

Proposal to dissolve government, go to early elections passes 104-0 in first of 3 votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/2018 19:42
Joint Arab List Chair: 'We'll flock to the polls in droves'

Joint Arab List Chair: 'We'll flock to the polls in droves'

MK Ayman Odeh: 'Yes, Netanyahu, we'll go to polls in droves, and we'll increase our strength, now more than ever.'Mordechai Sones, 26/12/2018 16:21
'I won't go to a doctor who almost killed me twice'

'I won't go to a doctor who almost killed me twice'

Deputy Minister Tzipi Hotovely responds to Cabel's remarks: 'We don't need a campaign, Labor's already eulogizing itself.'Mordechai Sones, 26/12/2018 11:28
Hotovely: Netanyahu promised I'd be minister in next government

Hotovely: Netanyahu promised I'd be minister in next government

Deputy Foreign Minister responds to news she did not receive Absorption ministry.Mordechai Sones, 26/12/2018 11:06
'Netanyahu is all talk'

'Netanyahu is all talk'

MK Smotrich: All settler requests were rejected by Netanyahu for almost four years; there's no regulation, construction, roads, or budget.Hezki Baruch, 26/12/2018 10:07
Israel's elections race hits ground running

Israel's elections race hits ground running

Israel's election campaigns are on. Polls right now indicate that it will be a right-wing government again, led by the Likud once more.i24News, 26/12/2018 00:23
Poll: Likud with commanding lead

Poll: Likud with commanding lead

Likud maintains double digit lead over nearest competitor in latest survey after early elections called.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2018 20:28
President Rivlin: State more important than anyone

President Rivlin: State more important than anyone

President Rivlin first addresses early elections saying he does not know what clarification from President PM referred to yesterday.Nitzan Kedar, 25/12/2018 19:03
Moshe Ya'alon announces new party ahead of early elections

Moshe Ya'alon announces new party ahead of early elections

Former Defense Minister announces run for Knesset in April elections calls for new leadership to "bring hope to Israel."Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2018 16:08
Gabbay: Elections are between me and Netanyahu

Gabbay: Elections are between me and Netanyahu

Zionist Union leaders vow to 'save Israeli democracy' from Netanyahu in early elections in April.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2018 19:30
Report: US peace plan on hold due to Israeli elections

Report: US peace plan on hold due to Israeli elections

US reportedly holding off on unveiling "deal of the century" after announcement Israel will hold early elections in April.Gary Willig, 24/12/2018 19:19
PM: Elections possible now that Hezbollah tunnels dealt with

PM: Elections possible now that Hezbollah tunnels dealt with

Netanyahu says early elections could not be held until Hezbollah terror tunnels were neutralized.Gary Willig, 24/12/2018 16:04
Liberman welcomes new elections

Liberman welcomes new elections

Former Defense Minister says he will only join next coalition if it passes Draft Law in its original form.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2018 15:18
'There need to be good reasons to dismantle government'

'There need to be good reasons to dismantle government'

Yariv Levin explains why PM refrained from deciding on elections despite coalition difficulties and calls by some ministers to dismantle it.Mordechai Sones, 29/11/2018 11:18
Kahlon: Elections will be held in March

Kahlon: Elections will be held in March

Finance Minister believes narrow coalition will not hold, rise in interest rates to have limited impact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2018 18:30
Elkin: Netanyahu wants elections at their appointed time

Elkin: Netanyahu wants elections at their appointed time

Likud minister says PM wants elections held as scheduled - in another year. 'This government has served with 61 MKs before.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2018 08:35
Kahlon to Netanyahu: Best to go to elections

Kahlon to Netanyahu: Best to go to elections

'In the present situation, the best thing for Israeli citizens and the Israeli economy is to go to elections as soon as possible.'Hezki Baruch, 15/11/2018 13:06
'The right could lose power'

'The right could lose power'

Chairman of National Committee in Likud: Public can't tolerate ceasefire without severe response, early elections will hurt the right.Benny Tocker, 14/11/2018 22:08
Netanyahu threatens early elections

Netanyahu threatens early elections

PM says court deadline and haredi party's unwillingness to compromise of Draft Law will force government to dissolve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2018 15:57
Likud MK estimates: Elections will be advanced

Likud MK estimates: Elections will be advanced

MK Bitan: Elections likely early next year, following attempts to reach agreements with parties 'regardless of number of Knesset seats.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2018 10:42
'We will drink up their seats with a straw'

'We will drink up their seats with a straw'

Likud minister says his party is not intentionally pushing for elections, but is also not afraid of the fall of the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2018 12:26
Opposition seeks dissolution of Knesset

Opposition seeks dissolution of Knesset

Yesh Atid, Zionist Union, and Meretz demand vote to dissolve government, hold early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2018 21:42
Poll: Likud places first with 30 seats

Poll: Likud places first with 30 seats

Poll finds Likud would win with 9-seat lead if elections were held today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2018 20:30
Netanyahu's Appeal to Hareidi Parties Revealed

Netanyahu's Appeal to Hareidi Parties Revealed

Third report in 48 hours: PM approaches hareidi MKs - who say they want a commitment in writing. 'We don't trust Bibi anymore,' MKs say.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 28/11/2014 12:23
Speaker Edelstein: This is No Time for Elections

Speaker Edelstein: This is No Time for Elections

As Knesset opens winter term, MK Edelstein says he hopes 'common sense' will prevail over election talk.Benny Moshe, Gil Ronen, 27/10/2014 11:00
Minister Senses a 'Smell of Elections in the Air'

Minister Senses a 'Smell of Elections in the Air'

Jewish Home and Yesh Atid threaten to break up the coalition over the 'peace process,' but are they just bluffing?Gil Ronen, 13/04/2014 19:10
MKs Respond to Netanyahu's Call for Early Election

MKs Respond to Netanyahu's Call for Early Election

The decision to hold early elections has been met with a range of opinions from Knesset members Annie Lubin, 09/10/2012 22:09
Knesset Speaker: Expect Elections in Mid-February

Knesset Speaker: Expect Elections in Mid-February

MK Reuven Rivlin: Knesset should dissolve itself as soon as it convenes for winter term.Gil Ronen, 04/10/2012 21:16
Netanyahu Feared Feiglin, Sources Say

Netanyahu Feared Feiglin, Sources Say

The embarrassment he suffered in Likud conference pushed Netanyahu to rethink early elections.Gil Ronen, 08/05/2012 13:59
Knesset to Dissolve Itself Within 24 Hours

Knesset to Dissolve Itself Within 24 Hours

The Knesset will prepare and pass a law for its own dissolution that will be passed by Tuesday.Gil Ronen, 07/05/2012 10:06
Netanyahu: Israel Needs Leader with Experience

Netanyahu: Israel Needs Leader with Experience

Prime Minister kicks off election campaign in Likud convention, lists his government's achievements.Gil Ronen, 06/05/2012 21:01
Reason for Elections: Beinisch and Iran

Reason for Elections: Beinisch and Iran

TV Channel 2 reporter makes clear that the election was forced by outgoing judge in Tal Law ruling.Gil Ronen, 06/05/2012 17:50
Coalition Chairman: Elections Danger to Right Wing

Coalition Chairman: Elections Danger to Right Wing

MK Ze'ev Elkin: "The current coalition is the most right-wing one that I can see on the horizon."Gil Ronen, 03/05/2012 18:22