Likud primary final results: PM garnered 77% of vote

February 2, 2012 00:16


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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu handily won the Likud party primaries final counts showed Wednesday, garnering 77 percent of all votes.

His rival, far-right activist Moshe Feiglin, who managed to get 23% of votes.

In Jerusalem, Netanyahu garnered 2,455 votes as compared to Feiglin's 1,433.

In Tel Aviv, Netanyahu led with 2,229 votes to Feiglin's 292.

In Haifa, the prime minister won the majority of votes with 1,666 as compared to Feiglin's 573.

The race was closer in Beit Shemesh, with voters casting 77 ballots for Netanyahu, and 126 for his rival Feiglin.

In the Hebron Hills region, only one vote was cast for Netanyahu, while Feiglin won 121 votes.

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