Report: Netanyahu, Liberman agree to raise electoral threshold
26 December 2013 09:58
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman agreed on Thursday to raise the electoral threshold for parties who want to enter the Knesset. The threshold is currently at 2% and will be raised to 3.25%, Israel Radio reported.
The bill that raised the threshold was being pushed by Yisrael Beiteinu and Yesh Atid, who originally called for it to be raised to 4%.