Knesset votes to dissolve itself, finalizes election
ByLahav Harkov, GIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN, JPOST.COM STAFF
October 16, 2012 00:49
The second and third reading of the bill to dissolve the Knesset passed overnight Monday with 100 in favor and none opposed, over five months after it passed a nearly identical bill in its first reading before opposition leader Shaul Mofaz (Likud) joined the coalition at 2 a.m.
With the bill's passage, general elections were officially set for January 22, 2013.