Netanyahu at disadvantage, Right slips behind as Centrists take the lead

The Blue and White Party would win 36 seats and the Likud 30 seats. The gap between the two parties remains relatively large.

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March 6, 2019 14:43
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a Likud Party campaign launch in 2014.

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a Likud Party campaign launch in 2014 before the last elections.. (photo credit: BAZ RATNER/REUTERS)

 
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A new poll published on Channel 12 late Tuesday night revealed that if elections were held on Tuesday, the right-wing bloc will not gain a majority of seats to form a government.

The poll, conducted by the Midgam Institute, showed that the Blue and White Party would win 36 seats and the Likud 30 seats.
The gap between the two parties remains relatively large.

The poll indicated that Labor came in third place with nine seats, while the the Arab lists Ra'am-Ta'al follows closely with a predicted eight seat win.


For United Torah Judaism, the poll predicted seven seats with Shas winning six, while the United Right-Wing Parties (URP) would also get six seats, Kulanu five, and Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked's New Right Party only receiving five seats.

The poll forecast that Meretz would only receive four seats.

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