The 19th Knesset will have a record number of female and religious MKs, while
the parties' size may change by Thursday, when "double envelope" votes are
Fifty of the next Knesset's members will be first-time
lawmakers. Yesh Atid's entire list is comprised of newcomers to politics, and
only three out of Bayit Yehudi's expected 11 MKs served in the Knesset in the
past. Likud, Labor, Meretz and The Tzipi Livni Party brought new faces, as will
Strong Israel, Balad and UAL-Ta'al.
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