Incumbent mayors victorious in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem municipal elections

Ron Huldai retains seat in Tel Aviv; Haifa incumbent Yona Yahav wins; Jerusalem's Nir Barkat returns for another term.

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October 24, 2013 02:16
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Incumbent Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat celebrate his victory in municipal election, October 23, 2013.

Barkat at elecion party 370. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post)

 
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Voters woke up to few surprises Wednesday morning, after mayors of major cities across Israel were reelected in municipal elections.

Even in the tight Jerusalem race, Mayor Nir Barkat came out on top, beating Likud Beytenu candidate Moshe Lion by 5.8 percent.

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