The Tzipi Livni Party continued to lose national support as Israelis geared up for January 22 elections, according to a Smith Research poll conducted this week for The Jerusalem Post and the financial newspaper Globes. The party of former foreign minister Tzipi Livni reached a new low of just seven seats - three less than the 10 it was predicted to receive at the beginning of the month.
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Perhaps most worrying for Livni is her lack of support from voters under 30, among whom she is attracting less than 3 percent support. She not only trails the frontrunners Likud-Beytenu and Bayit Yehudi among young people, and is far behind her competition on the Center-Left, Yesh Atid and Labor, but she is also behind small parties struggling to pass the electoral threshold such as Green Leaf and Eretz Hadasha.