Meir Sheetrit becomes 7th Kadima MK to join Livni party

Meir Sheetrit on Sunday became the seventh Kadima MK Tzipi Livni attracted to her new party, the number needed for the  Kadima party split to become legal and to win more than NIS 9 million in party funding.
The other six MKs are Shlomo Molla, Yoel Hasson, Majallie Whbee, Rachel Adatto, Robert Tibayev and Orit Zuaretz.
Former Labor leader Amram Mitzna was also due to hold a press conference in Tel Aviv Sunday to announce that he will join The Tzipi Livni Party and be its number two candidate in the January 22 election.
Mitzna, who has served as mayor of Haifa and Yeroham ran unsuccessfully for prime minister against Ariel Sharon in 2003. He ran again for Labor leader last year and finished in last place