Labor chief Yacimovich holds 9-point lead with 5 percent of the votes counted

With five percent of the votes counted, Labor Party chairwoman Shelly Yacimovich has a nine-point advantage over challenger Isaac Herzog in the race for her seat, Israel Radio reported on Friday.
As of 2:00 a.m. local time, Yacimovich garnered 54 percent of the counted votes, while Herzog attracted 45 percent support, with more precincts due to report over the course of the night, according to Israel Radio.