Knesset Elections

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Poll: In a first, Yamina surpasses New Hope as 3rd largest party

Poll: In a first, Yamina surpasses New Hope as 3rd largest party

Meretz again fails to cross electoral threshold, as right-wing bloc secures 62-seat majority according to new poll.David Rosenberg, 04/03/2021 17:47
Poll: Likud 31, Yesh Atid 16, Religious Zionist Party 4

Poll: Likud 31, Yesh Atid 16, Religious Zionist Party 4

32% of Israelis want Netanyahu to continue as PM, 21% prefer New Hope's Gideon Sa'ar, new poll shows.David Rosenberg, 25/01/2021 10:04
Likud blocking Knesset vote to force new elections

Likud blocking Knesset vote to force new elections

Likud uses procedural measures to prevent bill dissolving the Knesset from being brought to a vote. But will it stop early elections?David Rosenberg, 14/12/2020 13:00
Report: Likud preparing for new elections

Report: Likud preparing for new elections

Likud officials say tensions building within the party as early elections seem increasingly likely. MKs preparing for primary election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2020 09:13
'This is the beginning of the end our government'

'This is the beginning of the end our government'

Senior coalition member says government's recent difficulties in functioning with narrow majority signal end is near for coalition.David Rosenberg, 28/11/2018 09:01
'Netanyahu's coalition is unstable, snap elections are coming'

'Netanyahu's coalition is unstable, snap elections are coming'

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon says current government unlikely to survive past this week's 'Cultural Loyalty Law' vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2018 08:05
Kulanu: New elections are inevitable

Kulanu: New elections are inevitable

Chairman of Kulanu's Knesset delegation says government no longer functioning, must be dissolved and new elections held.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2018 08:24
'Trump's peace plan will be shelved if Israel goes to elections'

'Trump's peace plan will be shelved if Israel goes to elections'

Official reports that Jerusalem has urged Washington to hold off on releasing Mideast peace plan if new elections held.Nitsan Keidar, 18/11/2018 16:50
'Government can solve haredi draft dilemma'

'Government can solve haredi draft dilemma'

Knesset Speaker dismisses suggestions government likely to split over haredi draft law, says there is no reason to hold early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2018 07:50
Report: Netanyahu to go to early elections in February 2019

Report: Netanyahu to go to early elections in February 2019

Officials close to PM say early elections to take place next February or March as polls show Likud winning additional term.David Rosenberg, 24/08/2018 09:00
Likud rises to 35 seats in latest poll

Likud rises to 35 seats in latest poll

Prime Minister Netanyahu's Likud leads nearest competitor by more than 2-1 according to latest poll.David Rosenberg, 08/07/2018 16:56
Netanyahu: No early elections

Netanyahu: No early elections

'I want to continue with this coalition until almost the end of its term,' says PM, rejecting talk of early elections.Hezki Baruch, 08/07/2018 15:33
Have demographics doomed the Israeli left?

Have demographics doomed the Israeli left?

Did immigration and high Orthodox birthrate doom Israel’s left to perpetual opposition status? Analysis.David Rosenberg, 11/05/2018 12:38
Poll: Likud 28, Yesh Atid 22

Poll: Likud 28, Yesh Atid 22

Poll taken following police recommendation to indict Prime Minister shows coalition stable, retaining majority with Likud as largest party.David Rosenberg, 16/02/2018 08:35
Eli Yishai to run again for Knesset on Yahad list

Eli Yishai to run again for Knesset on Yahad list

Ex-Interior Minister and former Shas chief Eli Yishai says new Yahad party, which narrowly missed minimum threshold in 2015, to run again.David Rosenberg, 08/10/2017 18:41
Zionist union collapses to lowest level in poll

Zionist union collapses to lowest level in poll

Opposition party would lose two thirds of this strength in elections, drop from 24 to just 8 seats, lowest level for Labor in history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2016 13:14
Ballot boxes in yeshivas?

Ballot boxes in yeshivas?

Unlikely allies team up as Yesh Atid and UTJ MKs join together to push voting in universities, yeshivas.David Rosenberg, 05/06/2016 13:02
Peretz Submits Bill to Prevent Bennett as PM

Peretz Submits Bill to Prevent Bennett as PM

MK Amir Peretz submits bill to revert to direct prime ministerial elections - specifically to prevent 'extremist' Bennett from becoming PM.Orli Harari, Tova Dvorin, 25/11/2014 13:35
Ben-Ari Not Worried About Threshold Law

Ben-Ari Not Worried About Threshold Law

Former MK warns upcoming law meant to silence ideological parties, says Otzma Leyisrael will continue and won't lose its values.Ari Yashar, 07/03/2014 01:14
Livni Set to Announce She is Running

Livni Set to Announce She is Running

Tzipi Livni will announce she is running for the Knesset – splitting the leftist vote even more than it is now.Gil Ronen, 24/11/2012 18:13