Israel Elections

Benjamin Netanyahu
Is Israel going to elections? Here are Netanyahu’s 5 options

A look at what the under-pressure prime minister can do to avoid a fourth election in 19 months.

02/08/2020
PM Benjamin Netanyahu with leaders of the right-wing bloc, Nov. 2019
Likud continues to lose support, Yesh Atid on the rise - poll

While the party was projected to win 41 seats in a poll conducted in May, Likud has since plummeted in the polls with a new poll released on Wednesday showing the party winning only 31 seats.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the weekly cabinet meeting on June 28, 2020.
Netanyahu losing ground, as Bennett and Lapid rise in the polls

Yamina continued to rise in the polls, receiving 16 seats in the N13 poll and 15 in the N12 poll, more than twice their current amount (6).

Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett looks at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit t
Support for Netanyahu dropping, Bennett soaring in new poll

If elections were held today, Likud would drop two seats to 34 seats, while Yamina would rise eight seats to 14 seats.

15/07/2020
Behind you, Bibi!

The new government’s opposition seems hapless, but a visionary leader can turn its diverse elements into a viable political alternative

‘Post’ poll: Blue and White in free fall; only 27% back a July annexation

Gantz drops to 10 seats; Likud pulls in 41; Ex-IDF chief Eisenkot joining Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid has no effect.

17/06/2020
Netanyahu-Gantz meeting ends with no agreement

Gantz will now allow the advancement of anti-Netanyahu bills in the Knesset

Gantz: I can't tell you if we'll be able to form a government or not

"Whoever wants a fourth elections, should say. Those who want to spend billions of shekels while people are left destitute by the coronavirus should come forward."

18/04/2020
An empty Knesset Plenum
TIMELINE: What to expect after Knesset is tasked to form a gov't

Here's what to expect in the coming weeks and months as the Knesset works to form a government.

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