76% of ballot boxes counted, Kadima edging Likud 29 seats to 28

February 11, 2009 01:58


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With 76% of the ballot boxes counted by 2:00 a.m., Kadima was narrowly leading Likud with 29 mandates, while the latter had garnered a predicted 28 seats. Israel Beiteinu was predicted to earn 16 mandates, Labor 12, Shas 11, Meretz 4, United Torah Judaism 4, National Union 4, Hadash 4, Bayit Hayihudi 3, United Arab List 3, and Balad 2 seats.

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