Netanyahu leads Likud primary with 74% at 76% counted

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February 1, 2012 06:04

 
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu led the Likud primary elections Tuesday overnight, garnering 74 percent of the 76% of ballots of counted.

Rival Moshe Feiglin took 26% of the vote after the initial counts.

Netanyahu declared victory in a late night speech Tuesday overnight at the Tel Aviv fairgrounds, after polls stayed open hours late due to poor weather throughout the country, and a poor voter turnout.

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