Early poll predicts a loss for Likud-Yisrael Beytenu

Joint list would win 33 mandates, according to flash poll following unification announcement; Left-Right blocs take 60 each.

October 26, 2012 11:12
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Liberman and Netanyahu 370. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/ The Jerusalem Post)


The Internet-based flash poll, conducted immediately following the Netanyahu-Liberman announcement Thursday night, polled 305 respondents representing Jewish Israelis over the age of 18.

According to the initial preliminary poll, Left and Right blocs in the Knesset would be evenly split with 60 votes each. The Arab and Communist parties, who currently hold 15 seats, were included in the Center-Left bloc.

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