Elections

Democratic process by which leaders are chosen. Israel must hold parliamentary elections at least once every five years

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a news conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, Mar
New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election for crushing COVID-19

The election was delayed by a month after new COVID-19 infections in Auckland that led to a second lockdown in the country's largest city.

By REUTERS
17/10/2020
Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz
Should Gantz’s threat to go to elections be believed?

He earned the moniker by threatening repeatedly to quit Netanyahu’s government and support initiating an early election before backing down.

16/10/2020
US PRESIDENT TRUMP is not one to hold back on Twitter.
Twitter suspends fake pro-Trump African-American accounts

The accounts sometimes claimed to be owned by military veterans or members of law enforcement.

By REUTERS
14/10/2020
Is Mohammed Dahlan the next Palestinian president in waiting?

With Palestinians potentially going to the polls in 2021, eyes are turning to Dahlan as a potential challenger to Mahmoud Abbas.

US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett reacts as US President Donald Tr
Amy Coney Barrett hearings have Jews divided along denominational lines

Barrett’s supporters – including many Orthodox Jews known to be socially conservative – reject the notion that the mother of seven’s strong faith is a downside.

13/10/2020
New elections would kill gradual lockdown exit - analysis

But we’ve been there before. On May 4, some six weeks after the first lockdown, Netanyahu outlined a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions.

11/10/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Naftali Bennett tour Mount Avital in the Gola
Can Netanyahu lose to Bennett?

Bennett came within spitting distance of Netanyahu last week, when a Channel 12 poll showed that the difference between the two men stood at only three mandates.

Lapid: It's possible to remove Netanyahu without elections

"He is the interfering factor." • Lapid added that while Naftali Bennett is currently sitting with him in the opposition, he believes the Yamina leader would join a Netanyahu government if asked.

Coalition chair Zohar: Likud not obligated to rotation deal with Gantz

Finance Minister Katz says 2021 budget only ready for review by December, meaning 2021 budget deadline would be missed again.

Large block letter sign reading 'TRUMP' appears over 405 Freeway

The city cited the reason for the sign's removal as being a traffic hazard.

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