Central Elections Committee statistician Avraham Diskin said Tuesday that if the current rate of voting continues, turnout could top 70 percent, Channel 10 reported.

He cautioned, however, that "we have seen in the past that the trend can change at 8:00 p.m. 

By 6:00 p.m., 55.5% of elegible voters had cast ballots in the election.

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