Kadima given 40-43 mandates in Thursday polls

End-of-the-week polls showed some variation in the number of mandates Kadima is expected to win in the Knesset elections. According to a poll in Ha'aretz, Kadima would win 40 mandates, while a Yediot Aharonot poll gave the party 43. The Likud is currently predicted to win 15 mandates, while Labor would win 20-21 mandates, Army Radio reported.