The Central Election Committee's budget for 2014 will be 4.5 percent of what it
was this year, the Knesset Finance Committee decided Thursday.
decrease, from NIS 246 million to NIS 11 million, is because there was an
election in 2013 and, according to Finance Committee chairman Nissan Slomiansky
(Bayit Yehudi), there is unlikely to be one in 2014.
Committee expenses for a non-election year include administrative fees to the
Knesset, where the committee has its offices, maintenance of its logistics
center, computers, salaries and retirement compensation, among
The Finance Committee unanimously approved the cut.