Shaked and Lapid voted Israel's 'best looking politicians'

Of the poll participants, 39% chose Yesh Atid Leader Yair Lapid as the best-looking male politician, while Bayit Yehudi MK Ayelet Shaked garnered 20% of the votes.

March 9, 2015 17:48
Ayelet Shaked

Ayelet Shaked. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)


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Bayit Yehudi MK Ayelet Shaked and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid were chosen as the best-looking politicians in Israel, according to a new poll on Monday.

As far as the men, Lapid garnered 39 percent of the vote. Eight percent chose Kulanu leader Moshe Kahlon and 4% voted for Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog. Interior Minister Gilad Erdan (Likud) garnered 2%, while 0.1% of those asked chose either Transportation Minister Israel Katz (Likud), former minister Gidon Sa'ar or Yahad chairman Eli Yishai.

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On the female side , 20% of participants selected Shaked, 15% chose Yisrael Beytenu MK Orly Levy-Abecassis, 8% voted for Labor MK Stav Shaffir and 3% said Zionist Union chairwoman Tzipi Livni was the best looking woman in the Knesset. Meretz head Zehava Gal-On, Likud MK Miri Regev and Labor MK Shelly Yacimovich each earned 2% of the votes. 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not selected at all.

All participants in the poll, commissioned by the Israeli Union of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeons and conducted by the Smith Institute, were women between the ages of 20 and 60 .

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