With 99% of the votes counted, Likud of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu win by the minimum the centrist coalition Blue and White of Beni Gantz in the elections celebrated this Tuesday in Israel.
According to data of the Central Electoral Committee, Likud won 26.27% of ballots against a 25.94 of Blue and White, which gives them 35 seats to each one. According to these results, but with stalemate, is Netanyahu who has more options to form government because right and religious parties block add 65 seats against 55 for center, left, and Arabs in a chamber of 120 seats.
The ultra-orthodox parties, Shas and Judaism Joined by the Torah, obtained eight seats each one and Israel Our Home, ex-minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman’s party and the Union of Right Parties, obtained five others. The Kulanu, head of Finance Moshe Kahlon’s party, which predictably will enter into a coalition with Netanyahu government, will have four members, the same number as the pacifist left party Meretz.
The Labor Party in Israel, which was the second most voted in the 2015 elections with 24 seats in coalition with Hatnuah, has dropped to its historical minimum to six seats in these elections.
The Arabs Electoral List, representing the Arab minority in Israel, have reached six and four seats, Hadash-Taal and Raam-Balad respectively.
Ana Cárdenes, of EFE Agency, informed from Jerusalem. (10th of April 2019, EFE/Practica Español)
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